Another item you can look at is their post or tweet content.You’re probably dealing with a spambot if: On the other hand, chances are very high you’re dealing with an actual person if the person actually holds coherent conversations with other people (via mentions on Twitter or via walls on Facebook).The practice, it says, generally involves men from wealthy Western countries paying children from poor countries for online sex shows.
For the "Becoming Sweetie" project (PDF of detailed report), Terre de Homme paired with Avaaz.org, an activist group that campaigns on international issues from corruption to poverty to climate change.
Terre de Homme says Webcam sex with minors is a phenomenon that's proliferating fast as access to cheap Internet in developing countries grows.
"Sometimes they have to testify against their own family, which is almost an impossible thing to do for a child." At any given moment, there are 750,000 child predators connected to the Internet, according to the United Nations and the FBI.
The adults identified in the Sweetie sting mostly come from the United States, Britain, and India. " User: "Naked." Sweetie and her chat partner agreed on a $20 fee to be paid by a wire transfer and Sweetie asked for the person's Skype address, but didn't take the chat any further, according to the AP.
In the case of Twitter, you’ll need to look at the ratio of people the account is following and people following the account.