Simon Hunt

Simon Hunt is a freelance journalist based in London. He was previously a reporter at Bloomberg News.


TikTok Lawsuit, Discord Scam, New Powers to Tackle CSA & More

Allegation against TikTok claims children died after attempting online challenge, Discord users warned of a “name and shame” scam, Ofcom to gain powers to ensure tech firms effectively tackle child sexual abuse material and scam checking tool is launched.


2/3 View Harmful Content, £1.3 Billion Lost to Fraud & More

Ofcom launches campaign to encourage young users to report harmful content, UK Finance find over £1.3 billion lost to frauds in 2021, Snapchat introduces subscription with new location feature and government review finds biometric laws inadequate.


Improved Safety Controls on Instagram, and Discord & More

Meta introduces new parental controls on Instagram and Quest virtual reality headsets, Discord also improves moderation tools, young people identified as most at risk of online investment scams and new digital strategy announced by UK Govt.

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