Dirty videos and pic chat sites
So it’s important to think about how the other person might react if they know you've taken a screenshot of their message.
A good idea might be to set up Snapchat so that you only receive messages from people on your friends list.If you’re worried about speaking to the police or if someone’s pressuring you to send a sexual photo, you can talk to a Childline counsellor.Social networks don’t allow naked images of people under 18.But the law is there to protect young people, not punish them.If you’re both under 18 and in a healthy relationship it’s unlikely that the police would want to take things further.Your school will have ways of dealing with these sorts of problems and can confiscate mobiles if they believe they have sexual images on them.
Reporting an image or video If you’re under 18 and an indecent or nude pic of you is posted online, that's illegal. You can contact the website directly yourself or make a report about what’s happened to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), who will speak to the website to try and remove it. Making a report can be scary, but our counsellors are here to support you.
Facebook won’t tell the person you’re reporting that it was you.
They’ll tell you in your Support Inbox if they’ve been able to take the picture down.
You can find out how to report abuse on the Facebook help page or by reading Facebook information on reporting and blocking.
Report sexting It’s against Facebook’s rules to post a naked picture of someone under 18.
They can talk about what might happen and talking to them is confidential.