Child Pornography Statistics
Did you know that...
...the average age of first Internet exposure to pornography is 11 years old?
...the largest consumer of Internet pornography is 12-17 years old?
…the US accounts for 89% of all pornographic web page
Online Safety for Social Networking
Social Networks or Online Communities have become an integral part of the lives of many teenagers today. There are some real dangers involved, as there are in offline aspects of a young person’s life. But rather than attempting to deny access and participation in this form of online socializing, we suggest that with some common sense, open, calm dialogue, and simple guidelines, participation in an online community can be a safe and enriching experience. Here are our tips for making this happen.
While online computer exploration opens a world of possibilities for children, expanding their horizons and exposing them to different cultures and ways of life, they can be exposed to dangers. There are individuals who attempt to sexually exploit children through the use of online services and the Internet. Parents want to protect their children. It is important for parents to understand that children can be indirectly victimized through conversation, i.e. "chat," as well as the transfer of sexually explicit information and material. Sex offenders may also be evaluating children they come in online contact with for future face-to-face contact and direct victimization. Parents and children should remember that a computer sex offender can be any age or gender. Continue to read...
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- Every second - $3,075.64 is being spent on pornography
- Every second - 28,258 Internet users are viewing pornography
- Every second - 372 Internet users are typing adult search terms into search engines
- Every 39 minutes: a new pornographic video is being created in the United States