Your teens and their phones

2017-11-05 06:00

On average, South African children first encounter hardcore pornography at the age of 11, and the biggest social problems in schools across the country are cyber­bullying and sexting.

These teens are addicted to their cellphones

2014-05-19 15:19

"Let me just follow Justin Bieber really quick."

Teens unworried about consequences of 'sexting'

2013-12-20 11:44

Adolescents tend to take a mostly benign view of 'sexting', dwelling little on the potential for negative fallout down the road.

Sexting: are your kids doing it?

2013-09-27 11:19

We rely greatly on cell phones, even for sex and dating. But it does become an issue when kids start using their phones for the same purpose as adults.


Kids who sext may be sexually active

2014-07-01 15:18

According to an American survey, adolescents who send or received sexually explicit photos or text messages are more likely to be sexually active than their peers.

Teens who text about condoms more likely to use them

2014-02-20 11:49

A study indicates that high school students who use technology to discuss birth control are much more likely to use condoms when having sex.

Sexting teens!

2013-11-12 12:42

Godfrey Madanhire offers tips to parents on how to help their kids avoid sexting.

Check your child’s phone!

2013-01-21 10:07

British childcare expert says parents SHOULD check their kids’ texts.

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