Shockingly, the majority of the images posted on the sites are taken from the profiles of the young girls from one specific Dublin area. Images of hundreds of teenage Dublin girls some as young as 13 are allegedly being used on vile worldwide Twitter accounts without their consent and knowledge. The stolen photos are said to be posted on various Twitter accounts with degrading captions accompanying the pictures. While one of the accounts has been removed from Twitter, the others using the underage snaps are still in use. And shockingly, the majority of the images posted on these sites are taken from the profiles of young girls from the north Dublin area, this morning's The Irish Examiner reports. The biggest of these disgraceful Twitter sites has been suspended after nearly nine years of tweeting to over 3, followers. Another worrying account of this kind has over 44, followers and encourages people to "rate and retweet" the pictures of the young girls. Twitter has said that impersonation and copying of photos without consent is a violation of their rules.
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Search Search. Menu Sections. Grainia Long - CEO of the ISPCC - has called the increase in numbers of Irish teenagers sending nude selfies a "huge child protection issue" and has offered parents advice on how to combat it. Grainia explained that in the last few weeks the number of calls the ISPCC are receiving about the issue has increased. The ISPCC ar encouraging parents to familiarise themselves with technology and understand how easily images can be copied and shared. However, the age of callers has gotten younger and they're now speaking to worried 11 and year-olds. Get the best home, property and gardening stories straight to your inbox every Saturday. Enter email address This field is required Sign Up. Most children who are sending photos that young are doing so very innocently and are not doing it for sexual purposes. Grainne explained that most teenagers intend only for their partners to see the photos and don't realise that the images can be shared with multiple people online.
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A man who coerced young girls to send sexually graphic pictures and videos of themselves has been sentenced to nine and a half years this afternoon. The year-old used Skype, Snapchat, Instagram and Kik, an anonymous instant messaging application, to send and receive child porn images from six identified child users in Ireland and nine unknown users around the world. Judge Martin Nolan passed down the sentence of nine and a half years with the final two suspended under strict conditions including good behaviour while in prison. Horan also engaged in sexually explicit text conversations with the girls, during which there would be an exchange of photos. Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard Horan would use Kik to share child porn images and videos with unidentified users from around the world, most of whom claimed to be young teenagers. In the text exchange between them, this little girl repeated that she would kill herself. Horan then continued to coerce her to send more images, the court heard. He pleaded guilty to two more counts of sexually exploiting a child and one count of distributing child porn on dates in He pleaded guilty to three further counts of sexually exploiting female children through Snapchat and Instagram in the State on dates between May 21, and July 7, He further pleaded guilty to possessing child porn on a Sony mobile phone at his home on July 7,
Some of these involved young babies. A Dublin man who possessed thousands of child porn images coerced young girls to send sexually graphic pictures and videos of themselves, a court has heard. Matthew Horan 26 used Skype , Snapchat , Instagram and Kik , an anonymous instant messaging application, to send and receive child porn images from six identified child users in Ireland and nine unknown users around the world. The recordings included footage of these girls engaging in graphic sexual acts. Horan also engaged in sexually explicit text conversations with the girls, during which there would be an exchange of photos. Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard Horan would use Kik to share child porn images and videos with unidentified users from around the world, most of whom claimed to be young teenagers.