1 in 3 internet users a child

If this statistic, from a 2016 UNICEF poll conducted globally, doesn’t send a wake up call, then our children are already doomed. “The poll findings show just how real the risk of online abuse is for girls and boys,” said Unicef’s associate director of child protection, Cornelius Williams. “Globally, one in three internet users I … Continue reading 1 in 3 internet users a child

Gone in 30 minutes

A 2015 study reveals how sexual predators use complex entrapment strategies, rarely pose as children online and can take just minutes to persuade a child to meet. Online groomers rarely pose as children and can succeed in persuading a child to meet in less than half an hour, according to researchers probing the way in … Continue reading Gone in 30 minutes