Australian Council on Children and the Media

Children's eSafety Commissioner releases first six-month report January 19, 2016

Australia's first Children’s eSafety Commissioner, Alastair MacGibbon, has released a six-month report on the investigations conducted by his office. It shows an alarming rise in the numbers of young people creating fake Facebook and Instagram accounts to send malicious or sexually inappropriate messages to others. Although the main target age is 12-14, children as young as 10 are being subjected to online attacks by such cyber bullies.

Read more about the report on the eSafety Commissioner's website