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Lottie Andrews

Snapchat: Snap AI chatbot ‘may risk children’s privacy’

11th October 2023

Source: BBC News Snapchat has been accused of a “worrying failure” to assess the potential privacy risks its AI chatbot poses to users – especially children – by the UK’s…

Inside the deadly instant loan app scam that blackmails with nudes

11th October 2023

Source: BBC News A blackmail scam is using instant loan apps to entrap and humiliate people across India and other countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. At least 60…

Online Safety Bill: Crackdown on harmful social media content agreed

19th September 2023

Source: BBC News Peers have passed a controversial new law aimed at making social media firms more responsible for users’ safety on their platforms. The Online Safety Bill has taken…

Honour-based abuse: Government rejects calls for legal definition

15th September 2023

Source: BBC News The government has rejected calls for a legal definition of honour-based abuse. The Women and Equalities Committee (WEC) recommended the definition in its report into honour-based abuse…

Self-harm among pupils a growing concern – governors

11th September 2023

Source: BBC News An increase in concerns over pupils self-harming has been reported by school governing boards in England. More than half of boards, trustees and academy committee members surveyed…

National alert system could highlight new methods of suicide to schools and universities

11th September 2023

Source: Sky News A national alert system could be implemented to highlight new methods of suicide to schools, universities and charities, according to a new government document. Teaching suicide prevention…

Sextortion on Snapchat is not the end of my world, says victim

8th September 2023

Source: BBC News What started off as a bit of flirting on Snapchat ended in an ultimatum for Nathan McErlean – either he could pay thousands of pounds or explicit…

Wandsworth prison life: Decay, drugs and drudgery

8th September 2023

Source: BBC News It has been described as a “dystopian Fawlty Towers” and a “powder keg” waiting to explode, with inmates packed in cramped cells, watched over by a demoralised…

Family courts: ‘We kidnapped our kids from abusive dads and fled the UK’

5th September 2023

Source: BBC News A growing number of women who say their children were handed to abusive partners by England and Wales’ family courts have abducted them and fled to Turkish-controlled…

Antony: Brazil drop Manchester United winger after abuse allegations

5th September 2023

Source: BBC News Brazil have dropped Manchester United winger Antony following allegations of abuse by his former girlfriend. The Brazilian football federation said the 23-year-old had been withdrawn from the…