Latest Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre Stories
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children Expand Efforts by International Law Enforcement to Curb Problem ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In most households spending time on the Internet is a regular daily activity.
International police led by a UK team report that they have shut down the largest Internet pedophile ring.
Investigators said Thursday that the social networking site Facebook has seen a big increase in young people reporting suspicious online behavior since it introduced a "panic button" last month.
Facebook is facing a lawsuit from a New York man who claims he owns an 84-percent stake in the popular social networking website--a lawsuit that they dismiss as "frivolous" but one that has nonetheless led to a judicial order blocking transfer of the company's assets.
Facebook has partnered with the UK's Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) to create a "panic button" application for the popular social networking hub, officials announced on Monday morning.
Officials from a child protection agency met with Facebook representatives on Monday in an effort to try and convince the social networking website to add a "panic button" for children.
A growing number of British teens are "sexting," exchanging explicit pictures of themselves via their mobile phones in a practice experts say may leave them vulnerable to cyberbullying and other forms of victimization.