70% of Teens Hide Online Activities from Parents—Why We Should be Concerned

Most major media picked up on a study that McAfee released called “The Digital Divide: How the Online Behavior of Teens is Getting Past Parents” that shines a scary light on how much trouble kids are getting themselves in online and how clueless most parents are.

Many people commented saying “I don’t need McAfee telling me kids lie” and I get that. But those who recognize the obvious may not realize the actions and consequences of those lies.

I’ll be the first to admit, and I’ve said this on national TV and radio, I should be buried 6 feet under based on the way I lived my teen years. I lied as a means of survival to cover up my various acts that would have surely got me the belt. But what I did compared to what teens are doing today was a different kind of trouble.

People snicker when…

Read the full article at mcafee.com



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