Child abuse: Warning of siblings being groomed online

Published:  Wed 24 Mar 2021

Written by:  BBC News

Criminals and paedophiles are trying to groom and exploit young siblings as part of an emerging trend of online sexual abuse, experts have warned.

The Internet Watch Foundation said victims ranged from 3-16 years, with some groomed to copy adult pornography.

It found 511 examples involving siblings between September and December - roughly one in 30 instances of all "self-generated content" in that time.

Campaigners say livestreaming services need to do more to protect children.

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