McAfee recently released a study concerning the activities of teenagers online, entitled "The Digital Divide: How the Online Behavior of Teens is Getting Past Parents." The study details what teenagers do online including the illegal activities they participate in, what parents know, and how teenagers work to prevent their parents from learning of their bad deeds.
Here are a few interesting results:
- 70% of teens admit to hiding their online activities from their parents
- Over 50% of teens have hacked someone's social networking account
- 32% have accessed pornography online
- 43% of those access pornography on a weekly basis