Do you really know where your photos end up?
By The Weekly | March 17, 2017
Snapping and sharing pictures of our adorable kids is one of the highlights of motherhood, but some shots should still remain private for their safety.
Recently, mixed martial arts instructor Joshua Robinson – an American expatriate living in Singapore – was sentenced to a four-year jail term for sexually assaulting two 15-year-old girls, making and possessing obscene films and one for showing an obscene film to a six-year-old girl. The police found and seized 321 films of child pornography when they raided his home, believed to be the largest haul of such material from an individual in Singapore.
A petition was started by Sarah Woon, a family friend of the six-year-old girl involved in the case, urging for a harsher sentence. It has since gathered over 29,000 signatures from supporters believing the ruling was too lenient.
While here on our shores, Richard Huckle, one of Britain’s worst paedophiles, posed as a missionary teacher in Malaysia. His secret activities?He targeted, groomed and abused Malaysian and Cambodian babies and children and share those horrific images on dark web. He was sentenced to multiple life sentences by a London court for abusing 23 babies and children.
With child predators now online, it’s wise to be careful about sharing information and pictures of your kid on social media.
Here are 7 photos you should avoid posting of your child, so they won’t be misused if they fall into the wrong hands.
This story first appeared online on The Singapore Women’s Weekly