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Some scary facts about the cyber challenges children are faced with today.

Cyberbullying

of today's youth have been exposed to cyberbullying
of today's youth have been exposed to cyberbullying
Research shows over 30% of students have experienced cyberbullying and almost all have been exposed to it.

Gambling

of teens gamble each year AND 20% of adolescents access gambling sites
of teens gamble each year AND 20% of adolescents access gambling sites
Gamblification is the term coined by experts concerned about the growing inclusion of gambling features in children’s apps.

Parents

implement parental controls AND are ignorant of their child's use of social media
implement parental controls AND are ignorant of their child's use of social media
The majority of parents are out of touch with technology and their child’s use of it. They believe cyber-safety education is the responsibility of the school.

Social Media

45% of pre-teens are accessing social media AND 20% of students are on social media during class
45% of pre-teens are accessing social media AND 20% of students are on social media during class
Research clearly shows links between social media use and mental health, body image, behaviour and educational outcomes.

Deception

deception app downloads in AUS/NZ each year AND senior students are using VPNs to bypass filters
deception app downloads in AUS/NZ each year AND senior students are using VPNs to bypass filters
Deception apps enable users to hide their activity. Features include camouflage modes plus hidden files, messaging and browsing.

Pornography

have watched pornography
have watched pornography
According to the AMA there is a “strong link” between online porn and adverse sexual and mental outcomes.

Screentime

The average teen is online for 5 HOURS a day and checks their phone 50 TIMES a day.
The average teen is online for 5 HOURS a day and checks their phone 50 TIMES a day.
After rising since the early 1990’s, adolescent self-esteem plunged after 2012. Reseach suggests that teens who spend less time in front of screens are “happier”.

Sexting

of teenage girls believe sexting is normal
of teenage girls believe sexting is normal
The majority of teenagers now regard sharing explicit material as normal. Over half of girls feel pressure to take and share sexual photos.

Risky Activity

Accessing of questionable content each month.
Accessing of questionable content each month.
Research shows the high proportion of students taking risks or encountering threats online.

Sleep

teens do not get sufficient sleep
teens do not get sufficient sleep
Research clearly shows a high correlation between a lack of sleep and depression, as well as behavioural and learning issues.
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