17 Jan 2019

Blocking Explicit Content

A number of recent documentaries, academic papers and research studies have assessed the pervasive threat of pornography on the human brain. Increasingly, research points to the addictive nature of pornography and the damaging impact this can have in later life.

Common Sense Media addressed this thorny issue again recently and help provide five ways in which this kind of explicit content can be blocked. Please note that they also advocate the importance of talking to teenagers about the threat represented by pornographic websites so as the move to block content is placed within the context of a family decision. The full article can be found below.


Iain Williamson
Head of Media Literacy