The KFCB has cautioned online content creators against hosting explicit live streams on social media platforms.
KFCB acting CEO Christopher Wambua raised concerns about the use of social media apps such as TikTok being transformed into digital brothels, where adult content is available in direct violation of the law.
Wambua also expressed concern about the dissemination of intimate pictures on social media and questioned whether society was losing the values that define African culture. He asked if violence and misogyny had become normalized to the point where people were insensitive to these vices.
KFCB emphasized the importance of child online safety, particularly during school holidays when children have more leisure time. Social media users should refer to the film classification guidelines to ascertain age-appropriate ratings before sharing video or film content on digital platforms.
Streaming explicit sexual content on social media platforms poses the risk of prosecution, as the board has outlawed the distribution of obscene films. The KFCB will monitor different platforms and collect evidence, which will be forwarded to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations(DCI).