Dark Side of the Web – Podcast

Dark Side of the Web

An original fictional series from DEFEND. All episodes will delve into real risks for children and vulnerable people online.

Check back here weekly after each episode for a written companion piece about the risks heard in each episode.

Season 1

  • Episode 1: “Beta” – A 10-year-old boy brings adult language to the dinner table straight from his gaming environment – Read the companion
  • Episode 2: “Battery Aziz” – A wannabe influencer attempts a dangerous stunt for his followers – Read the companion
  • Episode 3: “Underage Siren” – A police officer makes a startling discovery about her teen daughter – Read the companion
  • Episode 4: “Kindler” – A teen girl doesn’t see any issues when signing up for an adult dating site. Read the companion
  • Episode 5: “Pounder”
  • Episode 6: “Foreign Prince”
  • Episode 7: “Snowmegle”
  • Episode 8: “She said it would be just the two of us”
  • Episode 9: “Screenshot”
  • Episode 10: “Unknown Error”
  • Episode 11: “Babysitter”
  • Episode 12: “Narrow Body”
  • Episode 13: “Insta”

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