Trends in Online Child Sexual Exploitation : Internet Watch Foundation

Trends in Online Child Sexual Exploitation: Examining the Distribution of Captures of Live-streamed Child Sexual Abuse

Internet Watch Foundation

Published, 15 May 2018

This report from the Internet Watch Foundation shows that children are being groomed, coerced and blackmailed into live-streaming their own sexual abuse over webcams, tablets and mobile phones.

Over 90% of the identified material were of children aged 13 and under, 28% were aged 10 or under. The report also found a large degree of material being re-hosted to third-party websites.