Gibraltar Chronicle Logo

GRA survey sheds light on teenage use of social media in Gibraltar

File photo dated 03/01/18 of social media app icons. Headteachers are calling for new social media laws to keep children safe, amid concerns that youngsters' use of these sites is harming their mental health. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday March 9, 2018. According to a small-scale poll by the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) most school leaders have received reports of pupils being bullied or being exposed to unsuitable material - such as sexual content or hate speech, with some saying this is happening on a daily or weekly basis. See PA story EDUCATION SocialMedia. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Nearly nine out of every 10 teenagers who participated in a survey on their use of social media admitted to sharing information about others without their permission, even while taking steps to protect their own privacy online. The survey by the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority sampled the views of 1,038 students in local schools and found...

Continue Reading

Register free to get 10 premium articles/month.

Register Now

Subscribe to get unlimited access

Subscribe Now

Already a subscriber?