In a survey of nearly 40,000 children, the NSPCC asked children and young people aged 7 to 16 about the risks they face when using the internet. Findings include:
- an average of 1 child per primary school class surveyed has been sent or shown a naked or semi-naked image online from an adult
- 1 in 50 school children surveyed sent a nude or semi-nude image to an adult.
The NSPCC Wild West Web campaign calls on the government to regulate social networks and make the internet safer for children.