Online Safety in the News 17/06/16

Our roundup of the key Online Safety news stories from the past two weeks.

Police chiefs draw up sexting guidance for schools
Advice is in response to increase in number of offences and concern among schools that children are not over-criminalised.
Story from: The Guardian

Leading Technology companies are announced as founding members of The Royal Foundation Taskforce on the Prevention of Cyberbullying
The C.E.O.s of Britain's leading telecoms companies, UK and European heads of the world's largest technology firms, and World Wide Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee are among the leaders that have been announced today as founding members of The Duke of Cambridge's Taskforce on the Prevention of Cyberbullying.
Story from: Kensington Palace

Safeguarding in the digital age
Decisions about safeguarding concerns that seem clear when issues occur offline can be more difficult in a digital world.
Story from: Schools Improvement Net

Facebook and Twitter among the companies to sign up to EU code to combat hate speech online
Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube have agreed to a new code of conduct drafted by the EU that commits to combating online hate speech.
Story from: BT.com