Just The Facts About Online Youth Victimization
Researchers Present the Facts and Debunk Myths
Thursday, May 3, 2007
The nation's foremost academic researchers on child online safety presented their research and answered questions over a luncheon panel on May 3. This was the first time these prominent academics have appeared together to present their research, which, altogether, represents volumes of data on the state of online youth victimization and online youth habits. Below, please find a sampling of their research.
Reports by Amanda Lenhart, See all at http://www.pewinternet.org/topics.asp?c=6
"Teens, Privacy and Online Social Networks," April 18, 2007
"Social Networking Websites and Teens,"1/7/2007
"Teen Content Creators and Consumers," 11/2/2005
Reports from Crimes Against Children Research Center, UNH, Contributions by Dr. David Finkelhor and Dr. Michele Ybarra (and KJ Mitchell and J Wolak), See all at http://www.unh.edu/ccrc/
"Online Victimization of Youth: Five Years Later,Ybarra ML, Mitchell KJ, Finkelhor D, Wolak J (2007). Journal of Adolescent Health,40: 116-126. (CV135)
"Unwanted and wanted exposure to online pornography in a national sample of youth Internet users." Ybarra ML, Mitchell KJ, Finkelhor D, Wolak J (2007). Pediatrics., 119(2), 247-257. (CV153)
"Internet prevention messages: Are we targeting the right online behaviors." Ybarra ML, Mitchell KJ, Finkelhor D, Wolak J . (2007). Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 161: 138-145. (CV77)
"Trends in youth reports of unwanted sexual solicitations, harassment and unwanted exposure to pornography on the Internet." Ybarra ML, Mitchell KJ, Finkelhor D, Wolak J (2007). Journal of Adolescent Health,40: 116-126. (CV135)
"Examining characteristics and associated distress related to Internet harassment: Findings from the Second Youth Internet Safety Survey," Ybarra, M. L., Mitchell, K. J., Wolak, J., & Finkelhor, D. (2006). Pediatrics, 118(4), 1169-1177. (CV141)
"Internet-initiated sex crimes against minors: implications for prevention based on findings from a national study," May 2004, Cite Wolak J, Finkelhor D, Mitchell KJ. J Adolesc Health 2004;35(5):424.e11-424.e20.
Papers by danah boyd, See all at http://www.danah.org/papers/
"Why Youth (Heart) Social Network Sites: The Role of Networked Publics in Teenage Social Life," danah boyd, MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Learning, Identity Volume (ed. David Buckingham)
"MySpace and Deleting Online Predators Act (DOPA)." danah boyd and Henry Jenkins. 2006. MIT Tech Talk. May 26, 2006
"None of this is Real," danah boyd. Structures of Participation (ed. Joe Karaganis).
"Friends, Friendsters, and MySpace Top 8: Writing Community Into Being on Social Network Sites," danah boyd. First Monday 11(12), December 2006.