Internet Safety

Internet Safety

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• According to a survey by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, only one in four youth who received a sexual solicitation online reported the incident to an adult.

• More than a third of students in grades five through eight say their parents would disapprove if they knew what they did, where they went, or with whom they chatted on the Internet.

• 53% like being alone when surfing the internet.

• More than half of students have given out their name, sex and age online.

• 39% have given out personal information online by entering contests, playing online games or signing up for websites

• More than half of students have given out their name, sex and age online.

• 31% have chatted with or instant messaged someone on the Internet who they have not met face to face

• 13% are willing to meet face to face with someone new who they met on the Internet.

• Ten percent of students surveyed by i-SAFE America Inc. met someone face-to-face after meeting on the Internet.

• 92 percent of parents say they have rules regarding their children’s Internet usage.

• More than a third of their kids said there are no rules regarding Internet usage.

Statistics and information provided by iSAFE America, Inc., the worldwide leader in Internet Safety education, is a non-profit foundation dedicated to protecting the online experiences of youth.