While other ways of meeting people were shut down during most of the pandemic, the internet has been a rich hunting ground, allowing a predator to lure potential targets directly to his screen.
Take for instance this popular social media platform:
This A list actor/singer regularly has live sessions where he will interact with viewers, some of them very young.
The surprise at having someone so famous make direct contact?
What happens after that?
Unknown, but troubling given this actor’s reputation around here.
Twitter or Instagram
Jared Leto, Scooter Braun and Troy Carter are backing Moment House, a startup recreating live events… digitally
A pitch to offer artists a way to give geo-fenced, live events to fans around the world has brought the new Los Angeles startup Moment House $1.5 million in seed funding.
The money came from heavy hitters in the Los Angeles entertainment and investment scene, including Scooter Braun, Troy Carter, Kygo’s Palm Tree Crew and Jared Leto. Patreon chief executive Jack Conte and Sequoia Capital partner Jess Lee also participated in the round.
Forerunner Ventures led the deal and the investment was made by Kirsten Green, the firm’s famous founder and managing partner. Kevin Mayer, the former chief executive of TikTok; GV chief David Krane; Aaron Levie from Box; the tech media and entertainment guru, Matthew Ball; and product maestro Eugene Wei all participated in the round, as well.- Source
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