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At-risk teens may face increased online threats

Oct 6, 2021

While the Internet has many benefits such as increased access to education, it also has risks like access to pornography and the potential for online victimization and exploitation — and new research has found that certain teens may be at higher risk for these threats. According to a new study…

Et tu, Brute? Teens may be more likely to be bullied by social-climbing friends

Feb 24, 2021

Adolescents and teens may be more likely to be bullied by their friends — and friends-of-friends — than classmates they don’t know as well, according to a new study. Diane Felmlee, distinguished professor of sociology and demography at Penn State and researcher on the paper, said the findings give…