Digital wellbeing is about how the internet and technology can make us feel.
This includes recognising the impact being online can have on:
Technology and the internet should be there to enhance and simplify our lives rather than be a cause of distraction, worry or upset. However, not all online experiences are positive for young people, and this can have a negative impact on how they feel about themselves, their friendships and relationships and even how they see the wider world.
What impacts digital wellbeing?
Any negative online experience could impact a young person’s digital wellbeing, but there are some issues that young people tell us are more likely to shape how going online makes them feel.
For more information and top tips visit the childnet website.