Panorama: One Click from Danger (vulnerability of youngsters online)

If you missed last night’s Panorama programme:
One Click from Danger broadcast Monday 7 January 2008, BBC One 8.30pm

this can be watched again through RealPlayer from the BBC website (32 mins).

Links for the video of last night’s broadcast on right hand side of page under “VIDEO AND AUDIO NEWS”.

It’s not clear whether a video of each week’s Panorama programme is archived –  so this may only be available for seven days.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/panorama/7174814.stm  

During Panorama’s investigation into the vulnerability of youngsters online, we found a number of cases in which teenagers and younger children had been approached by predators on social networking sites.

Our researcher set up a virtual identity of a 14-year-old girl on three social networking sites.
Keen to understand more about how this works and, by extension, how children might avoid such dangers, a researcher in our office set up a virtual identity of a 14-year-old girl on three social networking sites. She took on the name Jane Brown and this is her diary…

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