Online Safety Bill to become Law.

After more than five years in the making, new rules designed to protect children and other users on social media and the internet are to be made into law.

The Online Safety Bill was approved by the House of Lords on 19 September but still needs royal assent – official approval – before it can become law.

Once it is law, online and social media companies will be expected to remove any illegal content quickly or stop it from being uploaded in the first place.#

To read more about this follow this link to the BBC website

and this link to the NSPCC website