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Teens More Likely to Become Victims of Online Harassments

A recent survey identifies teen’s online behavior associated with online interpersonal victimization. Teens who talk to strangers online are more likely to become// victims of online harassment than those who share their personal information on the Internet. The report was published in the February issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

Online interpersonal victimization is defined as unwanted sexual solicitation or harassment, according to background information in the article. Approximately 9 percent of online youth are targets of harassment and 13 percent are targets of unwanted sexual solicitation each year. These incidents may lead to psychosocial problems such as depression and physical assault by peers.

Michele L. Ybarra, M.P.H., Ph.D., of Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc., Irvine, Calif., and colleagues analyzed data from a 2005 telephone survey conducted on 1,497 youth in the U.S. aged 10 to 17 who had used the Internet at least once a month for the past six months. Participants' average age was 14.2, about half were female and 76.2 percent identified themselves as white. Most came from well-educated households with a high annual income.

The researchers examined the frequency of nine online behaviors believed to increase the odds of online victimization including posting personal information online, sending personal information online, harassing or embarrassing someone, making rude or nasty comments, meeting someone online, having people known only online on their buddy list, talking about sex with someone known only online, purposely visiting an X-rated Web site and downloading images from a file-sharing program. A total of 1,125 or 75 percent of the respondents engaged in at least one of nine online behaviors. One in four or 28.2 percent of the youth engaged in four or more different types of online behavior in the previous year. Those who engaged in four types of online b
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