This morning I had a chat with UCB Radio, in response to the story that Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner, has been pushing the social media companies to make their terms and conditions a lot clearer, in order to help users (including children) understand better what is happening with their data. A new jargon-busting guide’s being given to schools – to help children understand terms and conditions on social media sites, because of concerns kids don’t realise how much information they’re handing over – there is now a plain English version for each of the major social media sites. Here’s the edited interview:

Links I checked out pre-interview – and the guides themselves always put first that ALL the sites require children to be over 13 to create an account:

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