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Police: Officer Sought Sex with College Student Posing as Minor on Tinder

A college student seeking to catch potential sex predators on the Tinder dating app pretended to be an underage girl using Snapchat’s new gender-swapping filter. The student has reportedly caught a police officer who was allegedly seeking to engage in sexual activity with the fake 16-year-old girl.

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Transgender on Gender-Swapping Snapchat Filter: ‘My Gender Is Not a Costume’

Snapchat’s new gender-changing filter that allows people to view themselves as the opposite sex has offended some members of the transgender community, who argue that their struggle with transitioning is being downplayed by the filter, as it allows users to swap-genders for their own amusement.

Protesters blow whistles during a transgender march in downtown Zagreb on March 30, 2019. - About 300 people, coming from all over the largely conservative Balkans region, took part in Croatia's first ever transgender march through downtown Zagreb. Organisers say they are sending clear messages of pride and defiance as …

Snapchat Removes Cosmo Porn Site After Parent Firestorm

Snapchat removed Cosmopolitan’s new porn site known as Cosmo After Dark less than a week after it was launched following an uproar by parents over the easy access of its pornographic content to children.

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Snapchat ‘Cosmo After Dark’ Is Easy Access Porn for Young People

“Remember, there are almost no parental controls in Snapchat,” writes Chris McKenna at Protect Young Eyes – a site devoted to “defending kids from online danger. “There never have been. The Discover section has been a content mess from the beginning, which we’ve told parents about often. Have we forgotten how Snapchat started? As a social platform created by two college students who wanted to sext.”

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