Do you know what your 11-year-old is doing?

Recent court cases of underage sex and abuse highlight issue of kids' easy access to Internet

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At 12, Kelly (not her real name) was exchanging nude photos with a man on her mobile phone and texting him about hugging, kissing and masturbation.

She met the 20-year-old man on Instagram and, during their first online conversation, he asked her to be his girlfriend. She agreed.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 11, 2018, with the headline Do you know what your 11-year-old is doing?. Subscribe