Teens & Technology: Fact Sheet (cont.)
Teens frequently go online alone, unsupervised, and often engage in risky behaviors:
Many parents are not monitoring or supervising their teens' digital activities:
Nearly all teens are using technology all the time, everywhere.
1 Pew Internet & American Life Project, Prescription Drugs Online, October 10, 2004.
2 Drug Enforcement Agency press release, "Operation CYBERx Dismantles Nationwide Internet Pharmacy Scheme," September 21, 2005.
3 ABC News, What Are Teens Hiding on MySpace, May 18, 2006
4 Pew Internet & American Life Project: Teens and Parents Survey, October-November 2004 survey.
5 Boyer, E, Shannon, M, Hibberd, PL. (2001) Web sites with misinformation about illicit drugs. New England Journal of Medicine, 345: 469-471.
6 Boyer, EW, Shannon, M, Hibberd PL. (2005) The Internet and psychoactive substance use among innovative drug users, Pediatrics, 15: 302-305.
7 Boyer, EW, Shannon, M, Hibberd PL. (2005) The Internet and psychoactive substance use among innovative drug users, Pediatrics, 15: 302-305.
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