Instant messaging on the computer has become the phone for kids today.
Children spend hours chatting online with their friends, and sometimes with strangers.
A recent study found that one in five children online is approached by a sexual predator, a predator who may try to set up a face-to-face meeting.
In a Dateline hidden camera investigation, correspondent Chris Hansen catches some of these men in the act.
They are often set up according to some common interest.
And they all had something in common: the same excuse.
Just about every man who came to our house said it was the first time he had done something like this and most claimed they really had no intention of having sex with a minor.
The icon is disguised as “My Utilities,” so no one will ever guess there are private photos tucked away in your phone.
There is an “Intruder stopper” option plays fake video upon opening.