Online dating violence

by  |  02-Mar-2020 06:08

The film tells the stories of two high school girls in different parts of the country whose kinship is the result of a common tragedy; both girls were sexually assaulted by boys they thought were friends.

Documentary Competition at the Sundance Film Festival and will appear on Netflix in 2016.

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Online services are an easy, convenient and relatively safe way of forming a relationship, the National Crime Agency said.

But the rapport you can build so rapidly through texts and email also has a dark side because the online services also are producing a "new type of sexual offender." These offenders are less likely to already have a criminal record than most stranger rapists.

At worst, it has led to young people taking their own lives after the dissemination of particularly private and painful acts of violence were captured and spread throughout their digital worlds.

The rise and evolution of social media has created a world where connection is immediate, boundless, enduring, and infinitely accessible and has, for victims of dating violence, manifested as a limitless opportunity for victimization and re-victimization.

Compared with offline ways of meeting new people, do you think there is anything specific about the traditional online dating model that magnifies the potential for violence? This is something we've always felt too, and why we've worked to dismantle the "shopping for humans" dynamic with Siren.

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