Are migrants being influenced to enter the EU by vlogs?on February 20, 2021 at 12:24 am

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Stephanie Hegarty meets the people sharing their story of trying to illegally enter the EU on social media.

They’re trying to get to Europe illegally and documenting every step of their journey on YouTube to hundreds of thousands of viewers but are they encouraging other young people to risk their lives in search of a dream that they might never find?

The BBC’s population correspondent Stephanie Hegarty went to meet two of these people to find out more and found people lurking in the comments sections of their videos preying on other potential migrants.

Producer/Director: Katie Arnold

Graphics: Sholto Crow

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