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Google and Microsoft's new child abuse measures criticised

Google and Microsoft today introduced measures to tackle online child abuse -- but critics say the restrictions "will mean very little."

By November 18, 2013


Bing now has pop-up warnings for child abuse searches

Microsoft's Bing search engine has a pop-up to warn of images of child abuse, following David Cameron's crackdown on Internet porn.

By July 28, 2013


Facebook ClickCEOP child-protection app: Just don't call it a panic button

Facebook and the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre have launched the ClickCEOP app to keep kids safe on the social network. Hopefully it'll end the tabloid hysteria

By July 12, 2010


Bebo and CEOP push the button on suspect behaviour

Bebo has added a button that allows kids to seek help from and report suspect behaviour to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre

By November 18, 2009


Facebook to promote new U.K. safety app

Britain's online child-safety agency had wanted Facebook to install a mandatory "panic button" throughout the site. The social network disagreed, but is promoting the agency's app and fan page.

By July 12, 2010


Compromise between Facebook, U.K. police agency?

Stranded in London, Larry Magid used his time to work toward a compromise between Facebook and the U.K.'s Child Exploitation and Online Protection Center.

By April 26, 2010


Facebook rejects suggested 'Panic Button' for pages

commentary New safety center is meant to educate people about safe Facebook use, but the company stops short of displaying a "panic button" on each page, as has been suggested in the U.K.--and it should.

By April 13, 2010


BBC iPlayer 3.0: Twitter and Facebook make it wePlayer

Social networking is the order of the day with the third iteration of the BBC's iPlayer, as Facebook, Twitter and Bebo get some love from the broadcaster's online service

By March 19, 2010


Report: Keeping tabs on social networking sites

Crave's Ingrid Marson went to a law enforcement workshop on how to make social networking sites safer for children. Here's her report on what the issues are, and what police officers, parents and teachers are calling for...

By July 24, 2006