Program Manager, Outreach National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)
In this workshop, staff from Yubo and NCMEC will present their work in engaging with young people about sharing self-generated intimate images to impress upon young people the importance to consider the implications for themselves and potential for exploitation. Yubo staff will share the innovative real-time in-app interventions when young people are live-streaming are nude or partially clothed that could lead to sexual exploitation. A description of the real-time interventions that users receive from pro-active moderation to deter such behavior and the responses of young users will be provided. In addition, the use of cautionary ‘pop-ups’ in private messaging to educate and request young people to consider sending either personal details or content that could lead to sexual exploitation or further entrapment by predators will be explained. NCMEC staff will discuss effective ways for adults to address the creation of self-generated intimate images with young people as well as the multimedia resources from NCMEC available to use for free in your local community. This workshop will be streamed live on above date and time and will be recorded and available On-Demand from August 9, 2021 until December 17, 2021.
Obtain an overview of the Yubo Live Streaming App's child exploitation safeguarding approach, including human and technical approaches to protect, prevent and educate young users about the risk of sharing initimate images that can be used to exploit them.
Have an understanding Yubo's innovative technical implementations to prevent sexual exploiation of young people in live-streaming, the use of pop-ups in private messaging and education campaigns to prevent the user placing themselves at risk of having self-produced images captured by offenders in order to coerce the young person into ongoing sexual exploitation.
Have an understanding of NCMEC's outreach educational approach to supporting young people understand the risks of sharing self-produced intimate images and what action they can be encouraged to take should they find themselves.
Have a knowledge and an overview of recent trends and case studies of cases that NCMEC has dealt with in relation to self-produced images and sexual exploiation and how they have incorporated these insights into recent campaigns targetted at young people and knowledge of available resources to support professionals and young people.
Have knowlege and clarity about the importance of prevention and education by all agencies including law enforcement, NGO's and industry to educate and ensure young people have tools to protect themselves. NCMEC will highlight some of the important design elements of recent campaigns with young people and an overview of the multimedia resources from NCMEC available to use for free in your local community and utlised by particapants.