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06 July 2018

People found guilty of repeatedly uploading "revenge porn" will face the toughest punishments when new sentencing guidelines come into force.

It is the first time the Sentencing Council for England and Wales has given instructions to courts on dealing with those who humiliate others by uploading private sexual images and videos.

The guidelines - published on Thursday - will come into force on 1 October 2018.

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16 November 2017

It’s Anti-Bullying Week and the Duke of Cambridge has launched a nationwide action plan to tackle cyberbullying, supported by the UK’s largest media and technology firms including BT.

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19 July 2017

Instagram is rated as the worst social media platform when it comes to its impact on young people's mental health, a UK snapshot survey suggests.
The poll asked 1,479 people aged 14-24 to score popular apps on issues such as anxiety, depression, loneliness, bullying and body image.
Instagram said keeping the platform a safe and supportive place for young people was a top priority.

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30 June 2017

Instagram is introducing two new tools to help keep Instagram a safe place for self-expression — a filter to block certain offensive comments and a spam filter in nine languages. These tools are the next step in their commitment to foster kind, inclusive communities on Instagram.

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