The pandemic has caused widespread school closures and physical distancing measures and made online platforms and communities essential to maintaining a sense of normalcy. Children and their families are turning to digital solutions more than ever to support children’s learning, socialization and play. Although being an opportunity, this full immersion in the digital world presents high risks for children safety. This technical note sets out some of the key priorities and recommendations on how to mitigate those risks and promote positive online experiences for children.