Nicole Lovell would have been 14 last week...
Instead, Nicole was lured to her death on the multi-media chat app Kik by her killers just over a year ago. Her tragic death acts as a stark reminder of how a chat with a stranger online can have tragic consequences and highlights why we, as parents need to be vigilant with protecting our children online.
While Kik is not the only app that is being utilised by predators looking to groom and exploit children, here is our app guide on Kik which highlights why we urge great caution with this app and why some apps are more prone than others to be utilised by predators looking to groom and expoit children:
Watch our video app guide to Kik: