Free teenage dating sites
Hannah Broadbent, director of policy and strategy at Childnet, an organisation designed to make the internet safer for young people, said: “When it comes to using the internet we make young people think about the way they are sharing information with people.” Ms Broadbent warned that the use of sites like this that use GMS technology to determine a user’s location were putting young people at risk.“Obviously they are a range of concerns around young people meeting up with someone they have met on a dating site.“For many young people socialising on the move through mobile phone apps is part of everyday life.So it’s vital that when they sign up to an app they aren’t exposed to adult sexual content or have encounters with adults that puts them at risk of being sexually abused.” The Independent contacted to ask them to address concerns about the website but received no reply.Alongside graphic profile pictures of children, forums addressing troubling topics can be found on the site, which has been linked to several cases of rape and sexual assault against teenager.These included a forum asking: “Do You Like To Cut Yourself?
One website marketing itself at 13- to 20-year-olds – – has breached rules governing nudity with posts including: “Do any girls want to post nudes message [sic]” and “Horny girls message me”, an investigation by The Independent has found.
If a young person is sharing their location by checking in on Twitter or Facebook to find people near by who you might be interested in, you have to be very careful.” Claire Lilley also said the NSPCC was “calling on all teen dating apps and websites to take immediate steps to protect their young users.
And if they don’t, we want advertisers to remove their business until proper precautions are in place.
Tinder requires a Facebook account to create a profile.
This is a verification tool used to confirm the user is a legitimate person, it also provides users with visibility on mutual Facebook friends which further affirms the legitimacy of another user.
In its terms and conditions, states its “private messaging system is built to detect a huge range of suspicious sexually explicit keywords...