Online groomers can be both men and women of any age over 18, although they may not always be honest about their age.
They generally get your attention by using flattery and building a ‘trusting’ relationship with you.
Below are some frequently asked questions from children and adults.
There are all sorts of users on Instagram and many are producing lots of amazing photos.So we allowed her to use it with some conditions specifically: We work with her regularly, making sure that she understands why she can or cannot respond to posts/messages and what photos are appropriate to upload and which are not. But this type of thing could happen without these particular specifics. *** ***Update #2: See my Social Media Guide for Parents published on 9/27/14*** Here’s what happened.Kids simply do not know what dangers are out there and what kind of creepy people lurk on these new social hangouts. And in fact, this past weekend, my middle daughter and some of her friends encountered one of those situations that my wife and I have been fearing. In this case, there were two social networks/messaging services involved: the famous Instagram and Kik Messenger. It received a lot of press a few years ago because RIM (Blackberry) banned them from their app store.HALIFAX – A warning is being issued to Halifax parents about an instant messaging application with the potential to encourage online sexual exploitation.Kik Messenger is a popular smartphone app intended for people 17 and older, but many users appear to be much younger than that — between 11 and 15 years old.