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Snap: Wall Street analysts have concerns over the sustainability of the company’s new-found momentum. Photograph: Reuters

Snap, the company behind Snapchat, on Tuesday evening beat Wall Street’s forecasts for the first time since its initial public offering almost a year (...)

CyberSafeIreland has called for a national information campaign on children’s use of the internet after its survey showed more than a third of eight to 13-year-olds rarely talk to their parents about their online activity.

Children as young as eight are being put at risk through unsupervised access to the internet, ignoring age restrictions on apps and talking to strange(...)

Kylie was a mere 10 years old when she exploded into public consciousness, dancing around a stripper pole

The US reality-TV star and youngest of the “Kardashian siblings”, Kylie Jenner, has confirmed the birth of her first child. The birth notice took the (...)

Dr Mary Aitken, an academic adviser to Europol’s European Cyber Crime Centre, said it was no longer good enough to simply give “helpful hints” to parents in the hope they can prevent their children being harmed online. File photograph: iStockPhoto

There is a “tsunami” of online criminal behaviour targeting children such as youngsters being coerced to share sexually graphic pictures of themselves(...)

Charlotte Guy (17) took her own life after she accidentally sent a Snapchat message to her on-off boyfriend revealing that she had slept with someone else, an inquest has heard. Photograph: GoFundMe

A 17-year-old British girl took her own life after she accidentally sent a Snapchat message to her on-off boyfriend revealing that she had slept with (...)

Don’t ask children what they would do if they got requests from a stranger online but say “if your friend came to you and said this happened, what would you tell them?”

The little girl had bought the phone with her Holy Communion money to watch cartoons, dancing and singing online. It was a very innocent and very mode(...)

Grainia Long, chief executive of the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children  described the case as “shocking” and said of particular note was Matthew Horan’s “ease of access to other adults who were prepared to collude in sharing images of the children”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Calls have been made for additional Garda powers to investigate online child sex offences, including powers to make it easier for gardaí to seize mobi(...)

Matthew Horan (26) used Skype, Snapchat, Instagram and Kik, an anonymous instant messaging application, to send and receive child porn images from six identified child users in Ireland and nine unknown users around the world. Photograph: The Herald

A Dublin man who possessed thousands of child pornography images and coerced young girls to send him sexually graphic pictures and videos of themselve(...)

In a forensic investigation that took over a year, expert gardaí  discovered thousands of images and videos of child porn. Some of these involved young babies.

A Dublin man who possessed thousands of child porn images coerced young girls to send sexually graphic pictures and videos of themselves, a court has (...)

Resistance to change and an inability to innovate were cited by 36 per cent of respondents in an industry survey by the Reuters Institute. Photograph: iStock

News publishers “blame themselves” rather than technology platforms for their commercial difficulties, but have become increasingly worried about the (...)

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