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online safety and digital citizenship specialist

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27 April 2022

NBC News spoke with 12 social media personalities with audiences ranging from under 100,000 to more than 10 million followers who detailed how they feel pushed to look perfect in real life and online. This has led younger creators in their teens and early 20s to get cosmetic procedures, ranging from lip filler injections to plastic surgery — many of which they received at discounted rates. Many expressed regrets about some of their procedures. Six of them described feeling addicted to body modification.

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24 January 2022

The draft online safety bill would not stop the sharing of "insidious" images of child abuse and violence against women and girls, MPs have said.

The Commons culture committee warned the government its proposed legislation is not clear or robust enough.

Content which is currently technically legal, such as deepfake pornography, still needs addressing, they said.

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05 August 2021

With 15m people in England alone living with a long-term condition, and numbers rising, it’s no surprise the chronically ill community has exploded online in the last few years. Celebrities like Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez and Lena Dunham are opening up about their conditions, and chronic illness influencers are attracting huge social media followings.

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12 February 2020

TikTok Superstars Charli and Dixie D'Amelio open up about their experience of being bullied and share tips on how to make the internet a better place.