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Facebook-owned WhatsApp is being criticized for failing to curb the spread of child pornography on the messaging app.

A report by two Israeli online safety groups, Netivei Reshet and Screensaverz, concluded that it was easy to find WhatsApp groups in which people shared images and videos of children being sexually abused.

Some third-party apps that provide links to join WhatsApp groups have sections for adult content, which have been used to share child pornography on the platform, according to TechCrunch, which translated the report.

 

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