Tagged With child exploitation

As 2017 wheezes to its merciful end and the social media titans reckon with growing backlash, Twitter's largely forgotten video streaming app Periscope has gained an insidious second life as a hub for seekers of child pornography. Gizmodo's search of the platform over the course of a single afternoon uncovered dozens of accounts - 50 in total - which appeared to be soliciting sexualised images of minors, or in the worst cases, depicting it themselves.