What's Trending

Parents, vets press panic button on online content

Kids' privacy and lives under threat online. Also not funny - videos of pets being startled

A child accessing a smartphone or a computer to watch videos is a sitting target for all kinds of threats - real and perceived.

A series of back-to-back incidents targeting children on social media platforms recently have scared parents into raising the alarm about online content.

Please or to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 03, 2019, with the headline 'Parents, vets press panic button on online content'. Print Edition | Subscribe