Cyber worry

Cyber bullying is a major concern for parents of young adults.

Cyber bullying is a major concern for parents of young adults.

PARENTS are more concerned about their children’s use of social media and technology than smoking, drugs and alcohol.

ReachOut CEO Jono Nicholas said in the latest survey of Australian parents of children aged 18-25, the threat of cyber bullying was specified as the biggest negative associated with the use of social media.

“This is the issue of our time. When we are asking parents, schools and governments to do more, we must also ask social media companies to come to the party,” Mr Nicholas said.

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