YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teens. By Monica Anderson and Jingjing Jiang. The survey also finds there is no clear consensus among teens about the effect that social media has on the lives of young people today.
Last week, YouTube was in the news yet again after user Matt Watson hit the front page of Reddit with a video explaining a phenomenon he had discovered while on the video-sharing platform. Watson found that within a few clicks of normal, appropriate, and monetized ad-sponsored videos one could enter a wormhole of inappropriateeroticized clips of girls as young as nine years old. In some instances, these videos were monetized, timestamped to flag suggestive moments in the videos, or had private, unlisted links that led invited users to view other pornography, sometimes of children.
Naked and whimpering, his trousers around his ankles, the black teenage boy jerks and howls with pain as he is whipped with electric cable. The youth shakes his head, unable to speak because he has been gagged. A victim of society, I would say. Scenes of thieves — often young black men and teenagers — being tied up, tortured and even murdered are common in Brazil.
Princess Nokia 's new video for the track "Young Girls" presents a feminist paradise that is filled with strong and beautiful brown women. The clip helps bring Nokia's evocative lyrics about a female-centered utopia to life with images of a tribe of women bouncing in dance circles, picking berries in a fairyland forest, and searching for treasures in a stream. The song, which appeared on her Metallic Butterfly release, is essentially a homage to fertility and motherhood, and it showcases the deep respect Nokia, whose real name is Destiny Frasqueri, has for young mothers.
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The relationship between women and video games has received extensive academic, corporate, and social attention. Since the s,  female gamers have commonly been regarded as a minority, but industry surveys have shown that over time, the gender ratio has become closer to equal, and since the s, women have been found to make up about half of all gamers. Sexism in video gamingincluding sexual harassmentas well as underrepresentation of women as characters in gamesis an increasing topic of discussion in video game culture.
Berlin, Germany CNN A court in Germany has sentenced two men to prison over one of the worst child sex abuse cases in the country's post-war history. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. The entrance to the Eichwald camping site in Luegde, northwestern Germany.
CNN Federal prosecutors in New York unsealed a criminal indictment Monday charging multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein with having operated a sex trafficking ring in which he sexually abused dozens of underage girlsallegations that have circulated around the politically connected businessman for years. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.