Statistics from CyberSafeKids’ new research shows that 26 percent of children have seen or experienced something online in the last year that bothered them; 29 percent of those children kept it to themselves and didn’t tell their parents or someone else. In addition:
- 20 percent state that they have seen something online that they wouldn’t want their parents to know about;
- 64 percent of children said that they’d been contacted by a stranger in an online game.
- 26 percent report that they have friends and followers that they don’t know offline.
Many games today feature violence and other illicit activities that have been said to link with depression and mental health problems.
Anxiety, suicide, and depression rates are at all-time highs for children, precisely tracked with the use of social media on smartphones.
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