This online safety guide has been produced by Childnet International for The National Lottery Heritage Fund.
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Tate’s views may appeal to teenagers, but he is currently detained, awaiting trial for rape and human trafficking. He denies all allegations, and has pledged $100m (£85m) to start a charity in his will for men faced with false accusations.
Tate was banned from Twitter for saying women should “bear responsibility” for being raped.
In recent years, people around the world have lost hundreds of millions of dollars to online romance scams.
One of the most lucrative of these, being run by criminal gangs across South East Asia, is called the “pig butchering romance scam”.
The scammers refer to their victims as pigs, whom they fatten up to be "butchered" - or conned, out of as much money as possible.
If you have a gamer in your household, chances are you’ve heard the word ‘Twitch’ being used. The name sounds fun, age-appropriate, and harmless. It would be easy to assume it is a type of game or a new slang word.
In reality, Twitch is a far more complicated platform that can expose children and young people to age-inappropriate content in a hard-to-control environment.
Doxxing, or doxing, is a scary problem that can put your family members and their real identity in danger. However, there are things you can do to stay safe.
You’ve probably noticed that more people are “commissioning” portraits of themselves. Most of those pictures were generated, not painted, by an AI photo editor called Lensa. The app, owned by developer Prisma Labs, topped Apple’s App Store charts after it introduced its new ‘Magic Avatars’ AI art maker, and its results have exploded around the internet.
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