How you can protect your family online

We know how important it is to protect and educate young people on using the Internet, and we want to provide all of our users with a safe experience.

When it comes to family safety, we aim to:

  • Provide parents and teachers with tools to help them choose what content their children see online
  • Offer tips and advice to families about how to stay safe online
  • Work closely with organisations such as charities, others in our industry and government bodies dedicated to protecting young people

View more safety videos on our YouTube channel

Google’s safety tools

Stay up-to-date on resources that Google provides for parents and guardians.

Reporting inappropriate content

Know how to notify us if you find content that shouldn't be on sites like Google+, YouTube and Blogger.

Sharing controls and privacy settings

Find out more about how to control what content you share online - including photos, personal blogs and profile information.

Advice on safety issues from our partners

We work closely with a number of child safety organisations. Check out more advice from these partners on issues like digital reputation and cyberbullying.

Tips from parents at Google

Watch some of our parents at Google talking about how they manage their children’s safety online and read safety tips from Google.


If you have a question about Google and child safety, you may find your answer in the frequently asked questions page.