BBC highlights risk of grooming in Twitter app.

The BBC have published evidence of a phone app called Periscope being used to groom children as young as nine. The app allows the user to livestream images and chat from anywhere in the world.

The footage in the link below shows young schoolchildren being targeted immediately upon signing in and being requested repeatedly to commit acts of a sexual nature. The children are accessing this app from their bedrooms and even in some cases from a classroom at school. Twitter, who own the app, have stated that they have zero tolerance for online child sexual abuse, but were unavailable for comment after the broadcasting of this report.

To watch the report click here

 

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