Nine-country study finds widespread use of social media for promoting lies, misinformation and propaganda by governments and individuals. Propaganda on social media is being used to manipulate public opinion around the world, a new set of studies from the University of Oxford has revealed.
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Snapchat has recently made it easier for users to report content. A new safety feature on the app allows users to report within Snapchat Stories as it is being viewed.
Dr Tamasine Preece gives insight about the power that YouTubers now have on children who look to them for advice on issues they’re most concerned about.
We are beginning to lose our way in terms of how we bring up our children,” says Sandra Leaton Gray, a former teacher and author of a controversial report which suggests that the pendulum may be swinging towards too much regulation and intervention in young people’s online activity.
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The number of child sexual offences with an online element has increased by nearly half in the past year, a new report has revealed.
An average of 15 sex crimes are committed against children using the internet each day in the UK, according to police figures obtained by the NSPCC through a Freedom of Information request.
It’s 10 years since Charlie bit his brother Harry’s finger, catapulting them to YouTube fame.
Understandably, they have changed quite a lot since they found notoriety in one of the earliest internet viral videos.
So where are they now?