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IWF sounds alarm for young people and parents as sharing of nudes becomes ‘normalised’ in UK schools

IWF sounds alarm for young people and parents as sharing of nudes becomes ‘normalised’ in UK schools

A new national campaign features suggestive images of fruit, while radio ads feature Cunk on Earth star Diane Morgan.

17 June 2024 News
IWF CEO and Hotline Director win at PIER Excellence in Online Protection Awards

IWF CEO and Hotline Director win at PIER Excellence in Online Protection Awards

IWF Chief Executive Susie Hargreaves OBE and Hotline Director Chris Hughes have respectively won awards for inspirational leadership, and for operational impact.

5 June 2024 News
Wizz partners with IWF to fight child sexual abuse on the internet

Wizz partners with IWF to fight child sexual abuse on the internet

Wizz, a social discovery app that allows users from 13 to 24 to meet and chat with people their own age has come on board as a new Member of the Internet Watch Foundation.

23 May 2024 News
Tips for helping children stay safe online

Tips for helping children stay safe online

Tips for helping children stay safe online.

20 May 2024 Blog
Aylo and IWF partnership ‘paves the way’ for adult sites to join war on child sexual abuse online

Aylo and IWF partnership ‘paves the way’ for adult sites to join war on child sexual abuse online

The ‘world first’ standards will help to ‘set and raise’ standards to prevent the upload and distribution of online child sexual abuse imagery.

17 May 2024 News
Biggest telecoms and digital services company in NZ plays its part in securing a safer internet for all

Biggest telecoms and digital services company in NZ plays its part in securing a safer internet for all

Spark joins the Internet Watch Foundation as a Member, helping to keep the internet free from child sexual abuse content.

16 May 2024 News

IWF in the News

AI image generators giving rise to child sex abuse material - BBC Newsnight

AI image generators giving rise to child sex abuse material - BBC Newsnight

The BBC’s been investigating the rise in child sex abuse material resulting from the rapid proliferation of open-source AI image generators.

17 July 2023 IWF In The News
Charity wants AI summit to address child sexual abuse imagery

Charity wants AI summit to address child sexual abuse imagery

A leading children's charity is calling on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to tackle AI-generated child sexual abuse imagery, when the UK hosts the first global summit on AI safety this autumn.

17 July 2023 IWF In The News
Webpages containing the most extreme child abuse have doubled since 2020

Webpages containing the most extreme child abuse have doubled since 2020

Images of children aged as young as seven being abused online have risen by almost two thirds.

25 April 2023 IWF In The News
One in five child abuse images found online last year were category A – report

One in five child abuse images found online last year were category A – report

Internet Watch Foundation says amount of material showing most extreme form of sexual abuse has doubled since 2020

25 April 2023 IWF In The News
The shocking transcripts that reveal how groomers sexually abuse children in their own rooms

The shocking transcripts that reveal how groomers sexually abuse children in their own rooms

Jordan King, reporter for Metro, looks at IWF transcripts showing actual conversations between groomers and child victims

3 September 2022 IWF In The News
This Chatbot Aims to Steer People Away From Child Abuse Material

This Chatbot Aims to Steer People Away From Child Abuse Material

Senior writer at WIRED, Matt Burgess, looks into Pornhub trialling a new automated tool that pushes CSAM-searchers to seek help for their online behaviour

28 August 2022 IWF In The News

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