Where abusive images have been posted on, or shared via, the internet, there is little control over who can access them. The NWG Network 2013 study, If you Shine a Light you will probably find italso identified that GPS technology available for mobile devices can be used to identify the location where a photograph was taken, which may increase the risk to the victim.
Signs include: New technologies and social networking tools and platforms, eg, chat rooms, dating sites or online gaming, present further opportunities for social interaction.
They also bring new risks and increase the opportunity for offenders to target vulnerable young people.
Numerous warning signs were identified in the Office of the Children’s Commissioner 2012 interim report, I thought I was the only one.
The only one in the world, which can indicate that a young person is being forced or manipulated into sexual activity and is a victim of sexual exploitation.
can occur through the use of technology without the child realising it.