The article which quickly went viral prompted the question: how do I protect my child from online predators? However, cybercrimes are universal and child predators exist everywhere. The main story here is that the day I decided to clear unread messages that had piled up over the years, I was in shock at some of the propositions I had received. My age and pictures were up, and these people knew I was underage. Considering how impressionable teenage years are, what would have happened if I engaged?