A really disturbing amount of Irish seven-year-olds have interacted with people they don't know online
This is a pretty scary statistic.
Research conducted by Zeeko's Digital Trend has revealed some very worrying things about the safety of Irish children online.
15%, roughly one-in-six, Irish children in first class have interacted online with people that they don't know, according to the figures, reprinted in today's Irish Times.
There are a range of apps that allow for communication these days, such as Snapchat, that can be used on devices that parents don't think of as telecommunication devices - such as iPads.
Even more (17%) have experienced cyberbullying, and this percentage only increases as far as sixth class. Zeeko's figures show that by sixth class, over half of all children have experienced cyberbullying and 34% have spoken online to somebody they don't know.
So if you've got kids, now is probably a very good time to remind them how to be safe online.