As soon as two users swipe to accept each other, they are automatically added as "friends" on Snapchat, meaning they can begin sending each other photos right away - even if they don't know each other.There are growing concerns that the photo-based dating app could be used to send naked pics.
Particularly in the case of Mc Bain, the very high numbers and nature of the images involved are quite simply staggering.'He said the channel had been set up with the purpose of distributing 'the most disgusting images of children one could ever imagine'.
The court heard the pair met through another similar channel on the dark web before they decided to set up their own rival operation.
Chat logs recovered from Mc Bain's laptop linked him with Ladybird - AKA Buckley - who was arrested by officers from NCA's CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection) Command in August last year.
Mitigating, Dominic Thomas said Mc Bain was an alcoholic who was 'glad' to be arrested to 'sort himself out'.
Recorder Brian Altman QC sentenced Mc Bain to five years in prison and jailed Buckley for three years.
He told the pair: 'This is an extremely grave case of its kind.A NEW dating app dubbed "Tinder for teenagers" has been used by children to send naked snaps to each other, leading to outrage among parents.So what is Yellow, and should you be worried about your kids using it? Yellow, which is available on Apple and Android smartphones, is growing in popularity among school-age teens who use it to chat and send pictures to friends and strangers.Mc Bain, from Balham, south London, pleaded guilty to 10 charges relating to the distribution of indecent images while Buckley, of Goole, East Yorkshire, who posed as a woman online, admitted a single charge of conspiring to distribute images with him National Crime Agency officers were tipped off by Western Australian Police that someone with the username 'Mr Brett' was always in the chat room.Officers found 'Mr Brett' was Mc Bain and he was arrested at home in May last year while logged into £The Other Place.Unlike other apps that only can use static photos, this app switches faces live right from your camera’s video feed.