Starting life as the research project of two PhD students, it is fair to say that Google has transformed the way that we interact with technology from internet searches to smartphones. Those of us who have grown up in the interent age probably have search engines like Google to thank for aiding our studies, entertainment or consumer choices.
However, whilst we encourage childrens interest, utilisation of and creativity with computing, it is worthwhile reminding ourselves about some basic e-safety. Children and young people need to know who they can tell when things go wrong. For some top tips on how to safely search online click on to www.kidsmart.org.uk/safesearching.