Cell-phone texting has become the preferred channel of basic communication between teens and their friends, and cell calling is a close second.Some 75% of 12-17 year-olds now own cell phones, up from 45% in 2004.This report explores the new contours of friendship in the digital age. For American teens, making friends isn’t just confined to the school yard, playing field or neighborhood – many are making new friends online.It covers the results of a national survey of teens ages 13 to 17; throughout the report, the word “teens” refers to those in that age bracket, unless otherwise specified. Fully 57% of teens ages 13 to 17 have made a new friend online, with 29% of teens indicating that they have made more than five new friends in online venues.But it can definitely be a form of victimization either from the outset or after a break-up or conflict in a relationship.These two types of victimization, premeditated and reactive, are what education about sexting’s risks needs to focus on: * Sexting as sexual harassment.
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