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The sexual exploitation of Australian children on dating apps and websites

This paper highlights the need for additional safety features to be embedded in mobile dating apps and dating websites to protect vulnerable users and to prevent the sexual exploitation of children.
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Sexual harassment, aggression and violence victimisation among mobile dating app and website users in Australia

Mobile dating apps and websites are an increasingly popular and socially acceptable way of meeting people. This research reveals that there is an inherent risk associated with these platforms of being subjected to sexual harassment, aggression or violence, both online and in person.
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Mobile dating applications and sexual and violent offending

In the last few years, a number of high-profile cases of sexual and violent offending have been committed after the offender and victim met through a mobile dating application. The research outlines in this report suggest that dating app users are at greater risk of...
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Safety, risk and wellbeing on dating apps: final report

This project responds to the need to provide more detailed, first-hand accounts to better understand the way health, wellbeing and safety are experienced through dating apps. The report outlines key findings of a two-year ARC Linkage partnership between Swinburne University of Technology, ACON Health, Family...
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Swiping, stealthing and catfishing: dating and hookup apps in the media

This report aims to inform and support professionals developing health campaigns, resources or interventions to cut through and move beyond popular media narratives regarding dating and hookup apps. It also examines these media narratives in order to better understand the cultural context of app use...
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Teens, technology and romantic relationships

Summary of findings Adolescence is a time of incredibly physical, social and emotional growth, and peer relationships – especially romantic ones – are a major social focus for many youth. Understanding the role social and digital media play in these romantic relationships is critical, given...
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Targeting scams: report of the ACCC on scam activity 2014

Explains key trends in scam activity and highlights the impact of scams on the community. Snapshot of 2014 Overall contacts levels and financial losses In 2014 the ACCC continued to observe a high level of scams activity in Australia, with 91 637 scam- related contacts...
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Online dating and mating: the use of the internet to meet sexual partners

Australia has experienced high growth in internet usage and online dating (OD) in recent years. This project examines the behaviours and experiences of people who use OD, and how they may or may not address risk in their use of online dating.