Jamie Hopes, 24, tricked around 40 boys he met online into sending him indecent videos of themselves — believing they were talking to a teen girl. After entering a guilty plea to several charges related to child pornography and causing a child to engage in sexual activity, Hopes was sentenced to four years in jail. At the sentencing in the Cardiff Crown Court on Friday he was also given a year Sexual Harm Prevention order forbidding him from contacting anyone under the age of
The mobile phone has become the favored communication hub for the majority of American teens. Cell-phone texting has become the preferred channel of basic communication between teens and their friends, and cell calling is a close second. Those phones have become indispensable tools in teen communication patterns.
Before they could grasp quite what his newfound fame meant, Jonas had begun raking in serious cash. Jonas is just one of the many teens reaching unprecedented levels of fame via social media. Platforms like Musical.
Updated June 28, When a new study surfaced a few weeks ago revealing that, of all the major social media networks, Instagram was the most detrimental to young people's mental health, it made alarmist news headlines around the world. They are the sort of red flags that make any parent's face fall.
Kick off November by picking up Jenna's exciting new selection for her book club! The start of the school year is a great incentive to remain or get relevant, or at least keep virtual tabs on your teens. You may use Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, but guess what, Mom?
I read technology articles quite often and see plenty of authors attempt to dissect or describe the teenage audience, especially in regards to social media. However, I have yet to see a teenager contribute their voice to this discussion. This is where I would like to provide my own humble opinion.
Amid roiling debates about the impact of screen time on teenagers, roughly half of those ages 13 to 17 are themselves worried they spend too much time on their cellphones. Additionally, girls are more likely than boys to feel anxious or lonely without their cellphone. Parents, too, are anxious about the effects of screen time on their children, a separate survey shows.