Many 'Children Taking Risks Online'

BBC News

More than half of children in the UK (57%) have done something “risky” or anti-social online, a poll of 2,000 11- to 16-year-olds suggests.

Almost two-thirds (62%) told the BBC Learning poll they felt under pressure from others to act in this way.

Activities included sharing unsuitable videos or pictures of themselves or saying nasty things about others and looking at unsuitable websites.

Some 20% said they had put pressure on someone else to act negatively online. Read More