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Think Time: Teens and Social Networks

Teens are among the leaders of Internet trends. The world is advancing so quickly that many of today's teens will find future careers in technologies that haven't been invented yet. Through the Think Time videos, you'll see why it's time for them to become more cyber savvy.

The statistics presented in this video were derived from a number of sources, including:

Pew Internet and American Life Reports:
65% of online adult use social networking site (2011)
Teens, kindness and cruelty on social networking sites (2011)
Cyberbullying & Online Teens (2007)

OTX & Roiword, "Teens & Social Networks Study" (2010)
TRUSTe, "The Kids are Alright" (2010)
Kaplan, "Test Prep's 2011 Survey of College Admissions Officers" (2011)
Reppler, "Job Screening with Social Networks" (2011)
tribehr, "How can social software get you fired?" (2011)
eBiz, "Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites" (2012)
Percentage of teen data from Google Ad Planner (2012)
CNET, "Social-networking ban for sex offenders: Bad call?" (2009)
Internet evolution, "Hacker: Facebook Riddled With Fake Accounts" (2010)
Sophos, "Security threat report 2011" (2011)
Stanford University, "Misery has more company than people think" (2011)
American Academy of Pediatrics, "The Impact of Social Media on Children, Adolescents, and Families" (2011)

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