On My Mind

Why aren't we more outraged about social media predators?

As society becomes desensitised to such deviant behaviour, parents must get angry for their kids


When Kelly was raped by a boy she met on Instagram at the age of 15, she turned not to her parents but to her tuition teacher.

In the end, he helped to report the case to the police.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 21, 2021, with the headline 'Why aren't we more outraged about social media predators?'. Subscribe