The 2023 Dirty Dozen List Revealed!

The 2023 Dirty Dozen List has now been revealed!

The Dirty Dozen List is an annual campaign calling out twelve mainstream entities for facilitating or profiting from sexual abuse and exploitation.

More than that: it is an activism tool that brings YOU power to effect large-scale change, even as you go about your busy life! We provide an easy platform for you to make your voice heard. With a few clicks of a button, you can email legislators, sign petitions to corporate executives, and share pre-crafted social media messages. All of which lead to real progress and victories!

Are you ready to jump in and take action, calling on the new “Dirty Dozen” to change?

Read on to see the new list and easy advocacy actions you can take for each target!

Apple App Store

Deceptive to the core: Apple App Store age ratings and descriptions mislead parents about the content, risks, and dangers to children on available apps. When caregivers aren’t informed, kids pay the price. Appeal to Apple to #fixappratings!


Discord is a Haven for Sexual Exploiters: This messaging platform is popular with predators who want to groom children and find and trade child sexual abuse materials, as well as adult image-based sexual abuse. Demand Discord step up and stop the exploitation


“Whatever it is, you can get it on eBay.” Unfortunately, that includes childlike sex abuse dolls and spycams advertised specifically for filming women without their consent. Encourage eBay to act ethically!


Instagram’s slogan is “Capture and Share the World’s Moments” – for countless children and adults that includes their worst moments. Grooming, child sexual abuse materials, sex trafficking, and many other harms continue to fester on Instagram. Insist Instagram prioritize child safety


Kik’s Crawling with Criminals. The anonymous messaging app is a “predator’s paradise” for grooming kids and sharing images of their abuse, in addition to hardcore porn and prostitution ads. Kik needs to be called to account for harm against kids! 

Microsoft’s GitHub

GitHub is the go-to place to create sexually exploitative technology. Deepfakes, “nudify” apps, and AI-generated pornography originate on this collaboration platform for software development. Call on Microsoft’s GitHub to get rid of image-based sexual abuse!


OnlyFans: Empowerment or Exploitation? OnlyFans promotes itself as giving porn performers power, but in reality it empowers sex traffickers, child exploiters, and “revenge porn” posters. Learn more and take action!


It takes less than 5 seconds to find sexual exploitation on Reddit. This “front page of the Internet” is a hub of child sexual abuse materials, sex trafficking, and image-based sexual abuse. Call on Reddit to rid its platform of sexual violence!


Roblox isn’t all fun and games. Among the blocks and buildings, kids may be exposed to predators and inappropriate content. Request Roblox to keep its “imagination platform” free of sexploitation


Is Snapchat Dangerous By Design? Year after year, Snapchat is named a top spot for sextortion, sexual interactions between minors and adults, and pornography exposure. No more excuses! Tell Snap to end its apathy and fix safety measures now!


Porn is too easy to spot on Spotify—and the parental controls are tone deaf. Insist this popular streaming platform fix its filters to remove sexually explicit images and prevent predators from accessing kids. 


“Twitter was asked to take [child sexual abuse material] down and Twitter said ‘we’ve looked at it and we’re not taking it down.’” – Judge at the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Learn more!

Thank you for your voice! Together, we are holding exploiters accountable and changing the systems that enable sexual abuse and exploitation!

The Numbers


NCOSE leads the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation with over 300 member organizations.


The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has had over 100 policy victories since 2010. Each victory promotes human dignity above exploitation.


NCOSE’s activism campaigns and victories have made headlines around the globe. Averaging 93 mentions per week by media outlets and shows such as Today, CNN, The New York Times, BBC News, USA Today, Fox News and more.



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