The Internet is a great place for children to learn and explore. There are a lot of resources to educate children on a variety of topics. The resources are often interactive and capture children’s attention for hours! Despite the awesome resources available on the Internet, there are also many undesirable and dangerous websites children can encounter.
HERE ARE THE FACTS:
- 1 out of 7 children has been sexually solicited online.
- In the previous 5 years, online harassment has increased by 50%.
- More than 33% of all adolescents are exposed to unwanted sexual material on the Internet.
- Only 33% of all households with Internet access use online protection software.
- 46% of adolescents post unrestricted videos of themselves.