It’s very hard to believe that teens and tweens these days watching porn online. However, it is a bitter truth and parents are very concerned about it no time ever before. The CNN reported that almost 42% of the internet users between the ages of 10 to 17 view porn online. On the other hand, the thing that shook up the parents, 66% of the teenagers says that they have seen porn accidentally, and they were not looking for it at all, according to the study by the University of New Hampshire and published in Pediatrics. Moreover, Elizabeth Schroeder a sexuality expert who used to work with parents, teens, schools and even with the organizations says parents don’t be shocked if children have sought out porn, but to take action to make sure teens and kids online safety.
How Teens Perceiving Pornography?
- Almost 90% of teens are encouraging, accepting, or stay neutral while having discussion about the pornography with their friends
- Only 25% of adults do believe that porn online is wrong
- 27% of teens used to of receiving sexts via cellphone or social media
- 15% of teens are involved sending sext material online to others
- 57% of teens do search for porn online at least once in a month
- 51% of male teens and 32% female teens accidentally or willingly watch porn
- children first exposure to pornography is an average age of 12 years old