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IT MAY not seem as romantic as eyes meeting across a crowded room, but internet dating has become one of the most popular ways of meeting a partner, according to a new study.
MORE than a quarter of girls aged between ten and 18 have been the victims of cyber-bullying, a survey revealed today.
A 49-year-old man was remanded in custody today when he appeared before a French court over his disappearance with a British schoolgirl.
A schoolgirl who went missing with a 49-year-old man she met on the internet has been found safe and well in France.
NEARLY one-third of internet moderators, who police the content of internet chatrooms and social networking sites, have reported a suspected case of online child abuse, a study has found.
RADICAL British Jihadist groups are using Facebook and other social networking sites to recruit members and distribute extremist literature.
DIRECTORY inquiries firm 118 118 is investigating a Facebook page where its former workers trade insults about customers.
THE top law enforcement officers from eight US states yesterday sent a letter to MySpace.com, demanding the social networking site hand over the names of registered sex offenders who use the service.
MORE than half of children using the internet have had an "unwanted experience" online as the trend of using social networking sites increases, a new poll has found.
IT WAS created as a kind of cyber-utopia, a parallel electronic universe where online users could reinvent themselves and create the world anew.
AN 11-year-old boy has been charged by police after images were found on a website showing a youth wielding a baseball bat in Livingston.
SOME things never change: the sun rises, dogs bark, parents worry.
ALMOST three-quarters of children admit they have given their e-mail address, a photograph of themselves or their phone number to a stranger they met online, according to a new study.
A MAN appeared at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court yesterday charged with sending sex messages to a 14-year-old girl and making her pose naked on the internet.
EIGHT suspected paedophiles in Scotland are being prosecuted for grooming children, under new powers introduced to crack down on internet predators.
TWO paedophiles plotted to rape and kill two young girls to recreate the Soham child murders, a court heard yesterday.
A MAN was jailed at the Old Bailey yesterday for Britain's first web-rage attack on another internet user.
ALONE in front of her computer, Susan Duffy sat watching the flickering screen waiting to see who else was online.