Teens cyber dating safety
Linda wants to meet Allison in the mall to go shopping. Tina gets an online message from a woman who says her name is Mrs. Julie has told Cindy where she lives, how old she is, where she goes to school, and what she looks like. Michael is talking to his friend Chris from school online, studying for a test. Chris says they should meet before class to review for the test. Jake is talking to a friend he met on the Internet.Linda says she is the same age as Allison, and lives nearby. Anderson wants to know what school Tina goes to and what her teachers name is.
"A central challenge in addressing the sexual victimization of children is …"These technologies are not going away," says Boyd, whose book, It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, cites her 10 years of fieldwork documenting teens on Internet usage. We need young people to learn to navigate these environments responsibly.