Instagram: parent factsheet

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Download and share our factsheet for parents to help them keep their child safe when using Instagram.

Last reviewed on 24 June 2022
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Instagram: parent factsheet

Download and share this factsheet with parents to help them understand the potential risks for their child on Instagram, and what they can do to keep them safe.

June 2022 update to this factsheet:

We updated this factsheet to include Instagram's new supervision features.

Sharing this in a newsletter or emailing it to parents?

You can share this factsheet however you think is best - whether that's by email, printing copies to hand out, or putting it on your school website or newsletter. We just ask that you keep our logo on it, so it's clear it was produced by The Key Safeguarding.

Use this text to introduce it to parents:

"Instagram is an app for sharing photos and videos. You might have heard stories about the impact it can have on teenage mental health and body image. Read this parent factsheet for more information about the risks on Instagram, and how you can support your child to use Instagram safely."

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