Star rating 5/5

Who is it run by? The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre.

Who is it for? Children and young people who use the internet or mobile phones.

Highlight: Thinkuknow was relaunched earlier this year by a new government agency set up to help protect children online.

The site is a little dull to look at. It gives advice on the whole range of online activity, from messaging and blogging to file-sharing and gaming. Many people might may be surprised at the dangers out there.

Mostly the information is given in a straightforward fashion, but in an attempt to jazz things up you are pointed towards a game where you give advice to a virtual girl online. It is not the most excitingly interactive experience you could hope for, but the issues raised are important and informative.

But the real point of the site, and why it gets five stars, is it lets anyone easily report inappropriate or potentially illegal activity concerning a child online. It is billed as a ‘virtual police station’ and is an essential bookmark for all browsers.

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