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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
Heimdal joins fight against child sexual abuse material online

Heimdal joins fight against child sexual abuse material online

Global cybersecurity company partners with IWF to tackle child sexual abuse imagery on the internet

25 April 2024 News
IWF declares a record year for online child sexual abuse reports at Annual Report 2023 launch

IWF declares a record year for online child sexual abuse reports at Annual Report 2023 launch

Watch the video of our Annual Report 2023 launch

25 April 2024 News
Under sixes manipulated into ‘disturbing’ sexual abuse while playing alone online as IWF says regulation can’t wait

Under sixes manipulated into ‘disturbing’ sexual abuse while playing alone online as IWF says regulation can’t wait

Abuse hotline sees most extreme year on record and calls for immediate action to protect very young children online.

23 April 2024 News
German .de domain ‘ruthlessly’ targeted by criminal gangs profiting from the sale of child sexual abuse images and videos

German .de domain ‘ruthlessly’ targeted by criminal gangs profiting from the sale of child sexual abuse images and videos

.de is worst in world of most abused top-level domains for instances of unique websites (second-level domains) selling child sexual abuse material

23 April 2024 News
Teenage boys targeted as hotline sees ‘heartbreaking’ increase in child ‘sextortion’ reports

Teenage boys targeted as hotline sees ‘heartbreaking’ increase in child ‘sextortion’ reports

The IWF and NSPCC say tech platforms must do more to protect children online as confirmed sextortion cases soar.

18 March 2024 News
Pioneering chatbot reduces searches for illegal sexual images of children

Pioneering chatbot reduces searches for illegal sexual images of children

A major 18-month trial project has demonstrated a first-of-its-kind chatbot and warning message can reduce the number of online searches that may potentially be indicative of intent to find sexual images of children.

29 February 2024 News