At National Online Safety, we provide multi-award-winning online safety education for the whole school community. It’s our mission to make the internet a safer place for children. We believe that when children go online to learn, communicate or play, they should be able to do so safely. That’s why we provide schools all over the world with the knowledge they need in order to tackle new and evolving online risks.
What Parents Need to Know about Houseparty
This week's free online safety guide focuses on Houseparty. The guide takes a look at how to tackle a range of potential risks such as strangers joining your child’s call, cyberbullying and in-app purchases.
A free online safety guide on Houseparty.
Houseparty is a live streaming app described as a face-to-face social network where people ‘drop in’ on each other to video chat, leave messages and hang out in groups. The app is available for iOS, Android, macOS and Google Chrome and has tens of millions of users worldwide. It’s important to note that children under the age of 13 must have a parent’s permission to access the services, however, no proof of age is required to create an account.
In the guide, you'll find tips on a number of potential risks such as strangers joining your child’s call, cyberbullying and in-app purchases.