The bigger and more popular a website becomes the more hidden problems it starts to have and this has been noted especially on sites such as Youtube either Twitter. The latter was recently investigated by a journalist from Bloomberg call Cecilia D’Anastasio who worked together with another specialist researcher in online platforms. They discovered almost 2000 pedophiles who use the site streaming to have contact with minors, gaining trust with them and making them do increasingly sexual things.
Twitch does not get rid of child molesters
This research was based on the analysis of user activity data from October 2020 until August 2022showing that throughout these 2 years child molesters have been making their way into Twitter. The investigation found almost 2000 users who constantly interacted with streamers minors. The behavior of these accounts was analyzed and it was seen how they began to engage in conversations with young content creators.
After gaining some confidence they are asked to perform some dance or movement, usually something that is trending in TikTok, in this way they begin little by little increasing the intensity of the requests. Finally they seek to reach a point where they can ask him to do some kind of sexual activity, something that is already highly penalized by Twitter. In fact, it was discovered that while doing this they contact other accounts so that they also get into the steamit was determined that this may affect 279,016 minors old what is on the platform.
If you want to see another interesting news you can take a look at this: DrDisrespect attacks Twitch for the reduction of income to large streamers