Imagine all enterprise functions automated by software and performed through a single point of access, which happens to be a virtual agent with cognitive capabilities.
There are lots of young people talking about everything from sex and relationships to sport and fashion.
Child Line messageboard CEOP helps young people who are being sexually abused or are worried that someone they’ve met is trying to abuse them.
Every time I looked at my watch I’d think, 'Oh, an hour in, they’re probably in his bedroom now, maybe she’s blowing him?
' Fifteen minutes later, 'he’s probably returning the favour and...
Unfortunately, given the trends of younger and younger children gaining access to social media and mobile devices, the scourge of cyberbullying will likely get much worse before it ever gets better.
Online now reports that the average age for obtaining a mobile phone is 11.6 years old.
Remember - there’s no rush to start social networking and there are plenty of other ways to stay in touch with your friends, chat and game until you’re ready to use them safely. Confidential means not telling anyone else what you’ve said.
If you’re already using social networks, make sure you know what the risks are and what you can do to be safer. This means that whatever you say stays between you and Child Line.
The technology is not the problem as much as the immaturity of the user.