According to reports, a young actress’ smartphone was stolen and her private videos uploaded to the internet. Read this to know how you can prevent the same thing from happening to your child.
On July 10, 2015, a video containing sexually explicit content went viral across the nation. The video allegedly shows a 12-year-old award-winning Filipino actress performing sexual acts in different parts of her home.
The actress, as of press time, has not yet released a statement as to whether or not it was her in the video—though sources say that the video was leaked online after the actress’ smartphone was stolen. Other reports say that a talent manager uploaded the video onto an online forum but did not name the actress.
Following the video scandal, today is the best time to sit down with your child and to talk to them about being responsible with their smartphone. Children need to be reminded that while smartphones are powerful tools for communication, they can also create pictures, videos, and texts that can be uploaded in an instant.
Here are some things that you should bring up with your child:
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