Checkout the latest updates about our products and services from the TalkTalk team and our product experts. Take a look around, if you see anything of interest don’t forget to hit the Like button & leave a comment.
With your child becoming more independent you may have bought them a smartphone, so they can stay in touch regarding their after-school plans.
The word scam is part of our everyday language, but what is a scam? It's defined in the dictionary as an illegal way of making money, usually by tricking people. Scams have been around for ages, but the bad guys are always coming up with new ways to trick unsuspecting people into parting with their money.The word scam is part of our everyday language, but what is a scam? It's defined in the dictionary as an illegal way of making money, usually by tricking people. Scams have been around for ages, but the bad guys are always coming up with new ways to trick unsuspecting people into parting with their money.
Make sure you #MulletOver before you fall victim to phishing emails on National Fish and Chip Day.
Phishing emails, have you ever seen the term and wondered what they are? Take a look at what they are and what to look out for?
As Jack Frost starts to nip at your toes and we get ready for the festive period that’s almost upon us we’re no doubt fighting the crowds on the high street to source that perfect gift or maybe you're sat at home, toasty in your pyjamas like an internet ninja hunting down the latest and greatest deals on the web. Whilst online shopping is a great way to beat the crowds, the scammers sadly don’t rest for the holidays and with an expected 80% of festive shopping being done online this year they will no doubt be resorting to some sophisticated tactics to trick and bamboozle you.
The multiplayer action survival game, Fortnite: Battle Royale, has received a lot of media coverage recently due to its growing popularity amongst young people. It has highlighted a number of safety concerns particularly among parents who worry about the amount of time their kids spend online as a result of the addictive nature of the game, as well as concerns around online bullying. Here's some helpful information about the game giving guidance to parents and some of the things to be aware of.
If you want a basic piece of advice that can help you avoid nearly all spam, scams and potential viruses that could be spread through Facebook, then it's this - don't click on the "free" offers that you see in your feed or the quizzes and sweepstakes. If a stranger pops up in your Facebook Messenger, then don't click on the link. By doing this, you've not only protected your security and privacy, but you've protected your friends' too. Of course though, it's not that easy
For kids, apps are how they use the phone, and App Control gives parents the confidence of knowing that their kids are using only the apps they should, whether they're in front of the TV, on the bus or in their bedrooms.
Under the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), a new set of rules on how we use your personal data, we’re required to ensure that anyone whose data we store & process is of a minimum age which is set at 18 years old. We don’t require a lot of personal information to use the community but even something as simple as your email address which is required is covered by the new rules.