So the same way parents warn their children about sexual predators online, they have a responsibility to make sure their children are aware extremists may be using the web as a tool to push their ideologies.
And as sharenting and social media use continues to rise; more pictures than ever are expected to be shared online this month as tens of thousands of mums and dads post the infamous back to school snap.
Summer holidays are finally here and as we start thinking of ways to keep our children busy for six whole weeks, we also need to think about the ways in which they may attempt to keep themselves entertained.
As Online Gaming Grows As A Way For Kids To Socialise - Find Out How Parents Can Make Sure They're Playing Safely
Have a conversation with them to find out what games they like to play, how they work and gently ask questions about who they play with online, who they meet and talk to, and if they're using live chat or talking to other players via in-game communications platforms.
In a survey of 2,000 parents of children aged between nine and 16, nearly seven out of 10 (68%) said their top concern on the issue was their children being targeted over their physical appearance, followed by popularity (52%) and sexism (26%).
Can you answer this question? Which of the following four activities is most popular with children - watching TV, going online, playing sport or reading books?
While some schools insist phones are handed in at the gates, others embrace the technology and build lessons around it. While most secondary schools find it tough to police phone usage, many primary schools lay down a zero tolerance policy.