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Eight Tips for Keeping Adolescents Safe on Instagram

Instagram, the free social media app which enables you to share information through pictures and short captions, is among the most used forms of social media used by adolescents. Predators are aware of Instagram’s popularity with young people causing the app to become increasingly more dangerous. Parents need to be aware of Instagram’s risks and […]

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

Twitter’s XXX Legacy

Methods of communication have changed drastically over the past decade, and social media sites such as Twitter boast a stronger and more ubiquitous presence than ever before. Tweeting and replying to tweets between friends, as well as following Tweets from celebrities has been popular since 2006 when the social media platform was first created. However, […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Twitter

Twitter Takes Largest Stand Against Cyber-based Sexual Harassment Yet

As first reported by HeatStreet, Twitter is now blocking several pornography-related search terms—particularly from results in the “Photos” and “Videos” section of the social media platform. Now when users type in hashtags or keywords traditionally associated with pornography, they get this message: Why is this important? Twitter has come under fire recently for the vast […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Twitter

ARTICLE: Facebook is still failing to remove images of child exploitation, investigation reveals

Original Post: The Verge A BBC investigation has revealed that Facebook users are continuing to exchange sexualized images of children through online groups, and the social network has come under criticism for failing to remove the obscene content. Of the 100 images that the BBC reported, Facebook removed only 18, saying that the remaining 82 […]

2014 Dirty Dozen List: Facebook

Video: Twitter Needs To Address the Pornography, Prostitution, and Child Pornography on Its Platform

Watch Our Video about Twitter Here:   While many know Twitter as an innovator in social media communication, for years it has facilitated the distribution of copious amounts of hardcore pornography and aided in the promotion of prostitution. Media reports suggest that as many as 10 million Twitter accounts may include explicit sexual content. Twitter’s […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

ARTICLE: How innocent photos of children have been exploited on Twitter

Published on BBC.com. Despite attempts by social networks to clamp down on child porn, some Twitter users have been swapping illegal images and have used tweets to sexualise otherwise innocent photos. They begin as innocuous selfies or pictures taken by friends or family members. But in the eyes of a small cohort of warped Twitter […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Twitter

#CleanUpTwitter – Join the Social Media Campaign

For too long Twitter has refused to proactively monitor its website to remove pornographic content, or prostitution accounts. But now there is something you can do about it! Share the below graphics with the hashtag #CleanUpTwitter across all social media platforms in order to send the message that consumers want a safe, non-exploitive, online environment. […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Twitter

Podcast Episode: Does Facebook Facilitate Sex Trafficking?

We think of sex trafficking as only occurring in dingy dungeons, but really so much of it has moved online – it’s a digital age – you no longer need to “know a guy” or go to the seedy side of town to have access to information about buying sex – now access to what […]

2015 Dirty Dozen: Facebook

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