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online safety and digital citizenship specialist

 Tagged with grooming


11 November 2021

Are you unknowingly letting child sexual abusers into your home?

Young people are being contacted in their own homes on online platforms and apps and asked for sexual pictures and videos, while their parents and carers believe they are safe.

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12 May 2021

Social media firms will have to remove harmful content quickly or potentially face multi-billion-pound fines under new legislation.

The government's Online Safety Bill, announced in the Queen's Speech, comes with a promise of protecting debate.

It is "especially" geared at keeping children safe and says "democratically important" content should be preserved.

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14 April 2021

Michael says he was horrified to see the old video of himself going through the process of undressing then masturbating, all while the mystery person or computer program pretending to be him typed things to encourage Michael to join in.

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18 February 2021

Ten years ago we were warning parents about webcams and Chatroulette and nothing has changed.

 

"It's a trend now on TikTok that everyone's doing Omegle, so me and my friends thought we'd go back to it," says 15-year-old Keira from the US on video chat on the site.

"Men being gross is something me and my friends see a lot. It should be better monitored. It's like the dark web but for everyone."'

 

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