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From heart emojis on Instagram to saying goodbye to a relationship with a text message, digital technology plays an important role in how teens seek out, maintain and end relationships. In a series of focus groups conducted by the Pew Research Center online and in cities across the U.S., over...
This article describes the expectations and impact of social media on today's relationships.
This tip sheet from Love is respect describes obstacles that LGBTQ youth experiencing dating abuse may face in getting help. (Author abstract modified)
Next to talking one-on-one, texting is currently one of the most instant forms of communication. While texting might be the perfect platform to say some things, things to watch out for in a textual relationship with your partner are presented here. (Author abstract modified)
Use these conversation starters to talk to your teen about digital dating abuse. (Author abstract)
This is CoolNotCool, an app about friends and relationships where YOU choose what's 'cool' or 'not cool.' (Author abstract)
Do fun challenges with friends and be part of the respect effect on this app from Thats Not Cool. (Author abstract)
This brief describes the connection between technology and teen dating violence and provides providers with tips to share with their teen clients.
This study explores the role of technology in teen dating violence and abuse and teen bullying. The researchers surveyed 5,647 youth-more than any previous analysis-in 10 northeastern schools. Twenty-six percent of dating teens reported experiencing abuse online or through texts from their...
One in four dating teens is abused or harassed online or through texts by their partners, according to the largest survey to date on the subject. Social networking sites, texts, cell phones, and e-mails haven’t pushed abuse rates up, but they have given abusers another way to control, degrade,...