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Mobile Apps sexting

"Porn pressure" leading to sexting as early as Year 7

Kids are now sharing naked photos online as young as 11 and 12 - and so-called “porn pressure” is a likely reason why, say experts.

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Screen time online predators

Never smile at a crocodile

“As a former police officer of twenty-two years and undercover internet detective, as well as a father, I am uniquely qualified and passionate about informing parents of the online risks to their children. I’ve arrested over a thousand people for criminal offences. For most of my sixteen years as a detective, I investigated adult people who were looking to seriously harm or abuse children.”

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Screen time Mobile Apps

Take out a contract on your kid's phone - literally

 

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Screen time Mobile Apps

Does this selfie make my nose look big?

Digital enhancement filters that plump lips and narrow noses are cheaper and a lot less risky than surgery or injectables. But there's now a weird synergy between the two phenomena, with social media driving the demand for physical  perfection among members of Generation Selfie.

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Screen time Mobile Apps

Your teen is NOT addicted to her phone

Imagine puffing on a cigarette 85 times a day. Or taking 85 swigs of wine. Picture yourself devouring 85 pieces of chocolate, or sipping 85 coffees -  as your average daily intake.

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Screen time Mobile Apps

New kids' game a playground for predators



Brett Lee knows the red flags for child exploitation better than almost anyone. As a former undercover internet detective, Lee spent countless hours profiling and exposing online predators. 

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Cyber Experts

Who's watching your child on Yubo?

Yellow, a.k.a. “Tinder for Teens,” earned a reputation as a playground for predators and pedophiles when it was released in early 2017.

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Mobile Apps grooming

‘The patient, polite predator’: how some online predators groom victims, as told by ex cyber crimes detective Brett Lee

In an excerpt from former cybercrimes detective Brett Lee’s book; Screen Resolution, we learn from his real life experiences in the field.

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