Top Dangers of the Digital Age (Infographic)

The internet brought us LOLcats, memes and social media. But it’s not all fun and games. If you were looking for a hearty list inspired by the internet’s dark side, here it is. Especially for children, digital space can be tricky. Check out the top online threats, and how to avoid them.

The Teenage Online Landmine
Source: The Teenage Online Landmine

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48 comments

Warren Webber
Warren Webber2 years ago

Live long and prosper

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Kathy Perez
Kathy Johnson3 years ago

very informative. thanks

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Danuta Watola
Danuta W3 years ago

Thank you for the article.

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Eternal Gardener
Eternal G3 years ago

Horrid... stay alert for your children's sake!

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Deborah W.
Deborah W3 years ago

Let's hear it for isolation (substitutes first-hand in-your-face interaction with others, responsible for social retardation and inability to handle in-the-trench incidents when encountered in the real world); if limited to myth/fun/games only, produces a lack of activity (excercise) leading to couch potato (obesity), etc

Modern technology, unchecked, overseen, and full of loophole rules and regulations, is one of the largest infestations humans have had to deal with.

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june t.
june t3 years ago

thanks

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Ernie Miller
william M3 years ago

thanks

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Fi T.
Past Member 3 years ago

There're always two sides of a coin

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Francesca Amdurer
Francesca K3 years ago

The "actions" to take plug the info source twice - "Purchase blocking software" and "Employ Internet accountability software." That software provider has a clear religious bent: have a look at their website. At least one of the info points only gives half the story (teens who text more than average are even more likely than those who spend a long time on social networks to binge drink etc - I found it with a 5-second google query) and I don't know why a counseling degrees website is plugging this info except to get itself more publicity. Sure, these are things to be aware of, but I wouldn't trust the source.

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Patricia H.
Patricia H.3 years ago

thanks for sharing

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