Logan Paul and KSI’s Prime reportedly being used by predators to target children

  • Action against Abduction has warned UK parents that predators may be using YouTubers Logan Paul and KSI’s exclusive drink called Prime to lure in young people.
  • Internet trend experts Geonode have found children aged 12 years old were being targeted.
  • With high demand and bottles of Prime selling out in minutes, prices have risen leaving Prime an elusive product amongst young people.
  • The drink is listed for as much as £20 online with one listing at £50,000 on eBay.
  • The two YouTuber’s popularity and younger fan base is said to be the reason for the drink becoming a viral sensation.
  • They also found that Google searches for ‘meet ups’ where stock of Prime was on offer had risen by 789%.
  • To read the full story, please visit the MSN website and Action Against Abductions’, Clever Never Goes website.

Nearly half of children starting school ‘not developmentally ready’

  • Early years charity Kindred2 did a survey of more than 1,000 primary school teachers in the UK from October 2022 to November 2022.
  • They found that nearly half of teachers say children are not developmentally ready for Reception.
  • This means they may be starting school unable to eat independently, use the toilet or communicate clearly.
  • In contrast, nearly 9 in 10 parents believe that their children are ready to start school.
  • To learn the full story, please visit the Independent’s website.

Stop posting photos of knives on social media, police told 

  • Research carried out by London’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) has found that photos of seized knives posted on social media by police can have a profound impact on some young people affected by violence.
  • Some involved in the study reported that the pictures left them feeling scared and unsafe about where they lived.
  • The VRU commissioned this research over concerns that posting these images could persuade people to gain access to dangerous weapons to protect themselves.
  • Workshops with young people aged 12-25 shows support for the police in tackling the issue of violence and removing dangerous weapons but the majority felt like the Met should not focus on showing images of knives.
  • For more on this story, please visit the BBC News website.