Study shows hidden risks

Parents have been urged to take steps to keep their children safe online.

Parents have been urged to take steps to keep their children safe online.

While Facebook has its age limit set at 13 years old, a majority of kids from 10 to 12 own social media accounts, a new study shows, and 96 per cent of teens from 13 to 18 participate in social networks.

Social media world, which is a socially enriching tool inseparable from modern society, has become a dangerous place for children and teens who are not correctly supervised and taught about its threats.

For example, 24 per cent of teens suffer online trolling, and the majority of kids have seen some kind of online hate.

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