The evolving threat of child grooming in a world of VR

Recently, we’ve watched the biggest tech companies in the world predict a future of personal computing that is worn rather than held. Apple and Meta have invested billions into developing headsets that help us interact digitally in new and immersive ways. From productivity to socialisation, this technology has the potential to change our digital lives completely. However, with that promise comes new threats to the safety of children online.

Felix Shannon spoke to Dr Marika Guggisberg from the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research, who is encouraging parents to use and understand this technology in order to protect their kids.

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