Unfortunately, dangers exist online, and it is important for both children and adults to take precautions when using the internet.
Here are historical facts and first about the internet plus how it is consumed today.
Contrary to popular belief, children and teenagers are more likely to be solicited online by peers their own age.
Most gaming devices have parental controls and safety settings that allows restricted access, audio chat use, and allow the choice of whom to play.
Studies found that over 71 percent of parents do not supervise their children’s internet use after the age of 14.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children reports 15 percent of children between ages 10 and 17 have been contacted via the internet for sexual intent.