Latest Youth Internet Safety Survey Stories

2011-12-15 14:30:23

Improving Online Environment May Be Result of Greater Public Awareness A new study from the University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center finds declines in two kinds of youth Internet sexual encounters of great concern to parents: unwanted sexual solicitations and unwanted exposure to pornography. The researchers suspect that greater public awareness may have been, in part, what has helped. The study found that the percentage of youth receiving unwanted online...

2010-11-18 08:17:00

Internet is not the most common source of x-rated material SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Viewing violent x-rated material may contribute to sexually aggressive behavior among 10-17 year olds. X-rated material without violent content does not appear to have the same impact, finds a new study conducted by Internet Solutions for Kids and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Published in Aggressive Behavior, the study is expected to be...

2008-09-09 03:00:12

By Juvonen, Jaana Gross, Elisheva F ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Bullying is a national public health problem affecting millions of students. With the rapid increase in electronic or online communication, bullying is no longer limited to schools. The goal of the current investigation was to examine the overlap among targets of, and the similarities between, online and in-school bullying among Internet-using adolescents. Additionally, a number of common assumptions regarding online or cyberbullying...

2006-08-09 13:55:27

BOSTON (Reuters) - Fewer young Americans are receiving unwanted sexual advances over the Internet than five years ago, thanks to high-profile education and media campaigns, a survey released on Wednesday said. The University of New Hampshire's Crimes Against Children Research Center surveyed 1,500 children between the ages of 10 and 17 and found that 13 percent had received unwanted advances last year against 19 percent in 2000. The report, financed by the National Center for Missing...

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