Culture of Polis, Year XVIII (2021), Issue 44, pp. 51–67
ISSN 1820-4589

ŽELJKO Đ. BJELAJAC
Faculty of Law for Commerce and Judiciary, Novi Sad, Serbia
zdjbjelajac@gmail.com

ALEKSANDAR M. FILIPOVIĆ
Faculty of Economics and Engineering Management, Novi Sad, Serbia
sasha.filipovic@gmail.com

UDC: 004.5:316.624
https://doi.org/10.51738/Kpolisa2021.18.1r.2.01

Original scientific work
Received: 2021-02-02
Approved: 2021-02-19
Online: 2021-03-08

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FLEKSIBILNOST DIGITALNIH MEDIJA ZA MANIPULATIVNO DELOVANJE SEKSUALNIH PREDATORA
FLEXIBILITY OF DIGITAL MEDIA FOR MANIPULATIVE ACTIVITIES OF SEXUAL PREDATORS

SUMMARY
The Internet has undoubtedly become a dynamic and sublime tool of communication. It gives us the freedom to create and maintain contacts with individuals and groups from all over the world, to cooperate, socialize and exchange information, content and experiences. At the same time, nowadays it is almost impossible to imagine an internet business or presentation without a presence on social networks / media. These are online web services that open unlimited spaces for users for various forms of communication and personal promotion. Some of the most popular social networks that are especially receptive to most users from global spaces are: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn, TikTok… By the way, on most social networks, the presence is free. Digital media have the capacity to inform visitors in the most efficient and practical way about important events, current campaigns and innovations related to the business, products or services offered, with the quality content of the texts they manifest. Also, their significant impact is reflected in the domain of education and / or providing certain advice. In addition to colossal achievements and obvious positive sides, with the advent of the Internet and digital media, sexual predators have been given a new field / playground, in which to establish contacts with others (often with children). In this digital environment, they manipulatively lurk and recruit potential victims for various forms of abuse and sexual exploitation.
KEYWORDS
digital media, sexual predators, prostitution, pedophilia, human trafficking

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