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Empowering your family to safely
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Help protect your family online

Use SafeSearch to filter or blur explicit content for children and teens.

Learn about our default privacy and safety settings.

Privacy and protections

Choose the right parental controls

Set up a supervised experience for tweens ready to explore YouTube.

Manage your family’s tech time with Google Family Link.

Parental controls

Empower children to safely explore online

Explore YouTube Kids, a standalone app built just for children.

Check out the five must-knows to get started with generative AI.

Learning and exploration

Five important steps to keeping your children and teens safer online

1. Help empower your children to be safer, confident explorers online

Teach your children and teens the fundamentals of digital citizenship and online safety.

Explore Be Internet Awesome and how to talk to your children about online safety.

2. Create a supervised account for your children

Help your children make smart choices online by supervising their Google Account and devices.

Create a supervised account on Google and manage their experience on YouTube.

3. Set the right parental controls for your family

Create digital ground rules, boundaries and expectations together with Google Family Link. View ConnectSafely’s guide to parental controls to learn more about settings across the web.

4. Find balance with technology as a family

Have an open conversation with your children and teens to find a balance between online and offline activities. Check out Common Sense Media's guide on modelling healthy digital habits for your children.

5. Stay aware of your children's and teens’ online activity

Stay in-the-know on how your children explore online and interact with others. Learn about social media red flags for your teens.

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