Troubling times are ahead of us.
As parents we need to know and keep up with latest information about social networking and our children. Following numbers will give us a guide as to what could be taking place with our children at home, in school and when they are not at home.
Following are sample statistics information gathered from schools councilors.
|About 93% of students have Facebook account even if they don’t have access to internet from home. Chances are that they are logging in from friends home or using a public place like library to access their account.|
|About 41% of the students check their Facebook accounts daily.|
|About 23% have Facebook friends but wouldn’t feel comfortable meeting or talking in person.|
|22% of student admits to posting unkind messages to their friends.|
|31% of them receive hurtful things said to them on Facebook.|
|22% of them indicate that they have been bullied using Facebook accounts.|
|46% have seen upsetting or bulling messages on Facebook.|
|30% of them had to delete their Facebook friend because they have been bullied.|
|41% of them gave out personal information to someone they met online.|
|18% of them pretended to be someone else on Facebook.|