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One in two teens have been harrassed online

Kairos Future have studied youth between 14 and 18 and their views about online integrity on behalf of the Swedish Data Inspection Board. Some interesting findings include:

– About half of the respondents 51 % say they have been thinking about information concering their private life.
– 54 % say that someone has written nasty things about them online.
– They are more willing to reveal religious and political views than personal information like who they are in love with.
– Girls are more active bloggers than boys.
– Girls are more reluctant (71%) to reveal other personal information than their names online, than boys are (58%).
– 17 % of Facebook users regret they have put up a text or a photo on the social network. It is more common among girls than among boys.

Full report here, in Swedish.

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