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online safety and digital citizenship specialist

 Tagged with crime


18 August 2020

Over the past six months Radio 1 Newsbeat has been investigating how social media is being used to sell drugs.

Britain’s most senior police officer when it comes to drugs says social media bosses would do more if it was their children dying from drugs bought this way.

Research suggests one in four young people are now seeing drugs advertised on their social media feeds.

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10 March 2020

A teenager from the West Midlands is urging young girls to "find their voice" and speak out against upskirting.

Upskirting is when images are taken underneath a victim's clothing without permission and often undetected.

Morgan was targeted in her local swimming pool two years ago. Now 17, she's trying to raise awareness of a law which came into force last April making upskirting a criminal offence in England and Wales.

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01 June 2017

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.

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24 July 2013

'Produced by Antwerp-based communications agency Duval Guillaume for Febelfin, Belgium's financial sector federation, the terrifying 'See How Easily Freaks Can Take Over Your Life' video urges for increased caution when banking online.' via designtaxi.com