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online safety and digital citizenship specialist

Adults who work with Young People News

05 April 2024

Sexism is on the rise in schools because of harmful content on children's phones, according to the National Education Union's (NEU) general secretary.

Daniel Kebede said boys watched "aggressive and violent pornography" and influencer content that "completely distorts their view of women".

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28 March 2024

Louise Bruder never forgets a face. Which is not only a handy skill at parties, but it has helped her carve out a career.

She has the fabulous job title of super-recogniser, and her work at UK digital ID firm Yoti involves comparing the photos on an identity document with an uploaded selfie, to determine if it is the same person.

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28 February 2024

Former England striker and broadcaster Eni Aluko has criticised Elon Musk's X social network for allowing people to "vomit their hatred unchecked".

Examining the messages she received, I have found posts that were both racist and misogynistic - using gendered slurs, threatening violence and sharing monkey emojis.

"It's an attempt to really project inferiority on women and on black people. Because it's not just specific to football, right? This is a generic experience,"

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