December 4, 2007

Fewer Parents Say Internet Good for Their Teenagers

59%

While a majority (59%) of parents with online teens still believe the internet is a beneficial factor in their children’s lives, the number of parents who see the internet as a good thing for their children has declined since 2004.

A majority (59%) of parents with online teens still believe the internet is a beneficial factor in their children’s lives, but the number of parents who see the internet as a good thing for their children has declined from 67% in 2004. At the same time, there has not been a corresponding increase in the percentage of parents who think the internet has been a bad thing for their children. Instead, more parents are neutral about the internet’s impact, saying it has not had an effect on their child one way or the other. Read More