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Monitoring exploitation on social media and apps 'a huge challenge'

Safeguarding chair says work is underway to improve data

Identifying the signs of children being exploited on social media and through smartphone apps is 'a huge challenge'.

That's the view of the independent chair of the Island's safeguarding board, who's been discussing the issues facing parents and schools keeping children safe.

Lesley Walker says work is underway to improve data on exploitation to enable the board to track emerging threats.

She says it's a difficult area to monitor:

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