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.

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Source: The Teenage Online Landmine

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Warren Webber
Warren Webber3 years ago

Live long and prosper

Kathy Perez
Kathy Johnson4 years ago

very informative. thanks

Danuta Watola
Danuta W4 years ago

Thank you for the article.

Eternal Gardener
Eternal Gardener4 years ago

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

Deborah W.
Deborah W4 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.


june t.
june t4 years ago


Ernie Miller
william Miller4 years ago


Fi T.
Past Member 4 years ago

There're always two sides of a coin

Francesca Amdurer
Francesca K4 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.

Patricia H.
Patricia H.4 years ago

thanks for sharing