Police in Chicago are investigating after a 15 year old girl was alleged to have been sexually assaulted and video footage of the attack was streamed live on Facebook. The girl, who had been missing, has since been found, treated in hospital and reunited with her family. The attack was reported to police by the … More Arrests linked to teen sex assault on Facebook Live
Katie Price has started an online petition calling for cyber abuse to become a criminal offence in its own right, and urging police to keep a register of convicted offenders. She says it’s after her and her son suffered at the hands of so-called ‘trolls’, claiming “there were no repercussions or penalties for this behaviour”. … More Cyber abuse = a new offence?
A report by the Communications Committee has argued for compulsory classes in schools to teach young people how to use the Internet, social media and messaging apps safely and responsibly. The report, entitled ‘Growing up with the Internet says “digital literacy should be the fourth pillar of a child’s education alongside reading, writing and mathematics and … More Social Media lessons needed in schools