A Hobart man has been charged with sharing child abuse material over instant messaging application Kik.
The 27-year-old was arrested on Friday at his home in the city’s northern suburbs.
It is alleged he uploaded and shared the material on the free mobile phone messaging service.
Police seized several items from his house including a tablet and phone.
The man was expected to appear in Hobart Magistrates Court on Friday on a charge of using a carriage service to access child abuse material.