Social media offers an array of outstanding and brilliant opportunities to us across our everyday lives. Indeed, just two decades ago, not even Bill Gates or Steve Jobs would’ve had access to such technology in such a simple and straightforward way as we have in our smartphones today. Yet, it is also true that the rise of social media has brought with new challenges – and dangers – alongside opportunity.
Accordingly this is a difficult but important watch. It starts with the confronting question ‘how was it is for a pedophile to pick up an underage child on social media?’

It is said a picture is worth a thousand words – and so surely the clip is worth 10,000 here – but it represents a compelling window into the necessity of a clear cut and honest relationship with your children. Sure, banning kids on social media would be unfair and unreasonable; but it’s also important they know and understand the risks. Done in a tasteful way – with of course no one hurt in the process – this video is a useful illustrator of what some of those could be.

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