Facebook Launches its own Dating App in the UK to Rival Tinder and Hinge

  • Facebook has launched its own dating feature to rival existing apps such as Tinder
  • Facebook Dating will appear on the social network’s mobile app and website for users in the UK and Europe from Wednesday
  • It will allow people to explore potential romantic relationships with users who are interested in the same groups and events as them
  • Daters can share their Facebook and Instagram stories to their profiles to give possible matches a better idea of who they are and how they live their life,
  • A “secret crush” feature will also enable users to select existing Facebook and Instagram friends they may want to date – but this will only materialize if both parties match – otherwise the selection remains anonymous

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Australia Child Abuse: Police Arrest 44 Suspects and Rescue 16 Children

  • Australian police have arrested 44 men across the nation on suspicion of possessing and producing child abuse material
  • Sixteen children had been “removed from harm” in the process, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said
  • The arrests followed a year-long investigation into images and videos that were shared online
  • Police laid a total of 350 charges, all related to possessing or producing child exploitation material to suspects aged from 19 – 57
  • The men had allegedly used a cloud storage platform to share the abuse and the AFP described some evidence as among “the most abhorrent produced”
  • Commissioner Reece Kershaw said identifying and rescuing victims was a “race against time” in such cases and that “pixel by pixel, our investigators painstakingly look for clues and never give up,” he said

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One in Six Children Aged 5-16 in England ‘likely to have a mental disorder’

  • The probable rates of mental disorders among children and young people has increased by almost half since 2017, England’s official survey into child mental health has found, with Covid and lockdown identified as aggravating factors
  • One in six children aged five to 16 was identified as having a probable mental health disorder, meaning five children in a class of 30 students. This represents an increase from one in nine children in 2017
  • There was an increase in mental health problems among both boys and girls, but it was more pronounced among primary-aged children, especially boys aged five to 10, according to The Mental Health of Children and Young People in England 2020 report, published on Thursday by NHS Digital.
  • Experts said the increase in mental health problems was “dramatic” and the report “extremely alarming”
  • Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, said it “should shock the government into immediate action to tackle a growing epidemic”