Protecting Yourself From Grooming

What Is Grooming?

ANIMATION: Without the internet we’d have no social media, no online gaming and no instant photo sharing with friends. However it can also be a tool for others to learn about our lives and try to befriend us when actually they are complete strangers.

From sexual predators to extremist groups, groomers know how influenced we are by the online world.

They’re experts in using social networks to talk to young people and they’ll often use the anonymity of the internet to fool you into thinking they’re someone they’re not. Check out the resources on this page to learn the sneaky tricks that groomers use so you can stay one step ahead.