Teens With Smartphones More Likely To Be Solicited For Sex Online [study]
6 months ago
Young people with smartphones are 1.5 times more likely to report being sexually active.
More news for parents with teens to worry about.
According to a study conducted by the University of Southern California, teens with smartphones are 1.5 times more likely to report being sexually active and almost twice as likely to have been approached for sex online. In addition to that, they more than twice as likely to have sex with a partner encountered on the internet than teenagers who don't have internet access on their phones.
The study also revealed that non-heterosexual teenagers are five times more likely than heterosexual smartphone-using teens to seek sex partners online.