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Teens, Texting and Online Behavior


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More U.S. teens than ever are using smartphones as their main access to the Internet, according to a recent report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project. But teens' constant texting and Internet access can create headaches for parents worried about monitoring sexting, cyber-bullying and other inappropriate online activities. What are teens up to on the web these days, and how much should parents control teens' online behavior?

Host: Scott Shafer

Guests:

  • Amanda Lenhart, senior researcher and director of Teens and Technology at the Pew Research Center
  • Jim Steyer, CEO and founder of Common Sense Media, a San Fancisco-based non-profit seeking to improve media and entertainment on behalf of kids and families
  • Madeline Levine, Marin psychologist and author of books such as "Teach Your Children Well" and "The Price of Privilege"

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