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A Third Of Teenage Girls Meeting Strangers Offline
2013-01-14 12:43:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics, 30 percent of teenage girls have met someone offline who they first met online. The teenage girls reported that they had offline meetings with people they met on the Internet, and whose identity had not been fully confirmed before meeting. "These meetings may have been benign, but for an adolescent girl to do it is dangerous," Jennie Noll, PhD, a psychologist at...

2009-05-26 12:06:00

One in Four Reports Meeting Offline CINCINNATI, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study demonstrates why parents need to know how their teenage girls present themselves online. The study, published in the June issue of Pediatrics, shows that teen girls who would depict themselves online in a provocative way, and teen girls with a history of child abuse, are more likely to receive online sexual advances and then meet those individuals offline. Moreover, 40 percent of all 173 teen...