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Teaching teens safety in the virtual world

A new cyber safety program on the dangers of social networking is being developed by Flinders University, in light of an alarming report which shows children as young as 12 are meeting internet strangers in person, receiving ...

dateFeb 13, 2012 in Internet
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Nothing shameful about sexting?

The legal penalties associated with sexting are too harsh, and adult reactions can increase young people's sense of shame and stigma, according to a UNSW-led report on the practice of sending nude or semi-nude photos via ...

dateApr 12, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Crisis hotlines turning to text to reach teens

They stream in a couple of dozen times a week, cries for help in bursts of text to, a nonprofit more used to texting out details to teens on good causes and campaigns than receiving them from young people ...

dateMar 30, 2013 in Internet
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How teenagers cope with inner-city risks

With concerns often expressed about youth crime and violence in the UK, researchers have been investigating what young people really think about living in an inner-city neighbourhood that has high levels of deprivation, crime ...

dateMay 15, 2013 in Social Sciences
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