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Third of UK children upset by online content - research

Tuesday 5 February 2013 | 10:52 CET | News
Over one third of young people in the UK have come into contact with online content that upsets of worries them, according to new research released to mark Safer Internet Day 2013. The research found that 27 percent of 7-11s and 41 percent of 11-19s have seen something online in the past 12 months that they found hurtful or unpleasant. Examples included scary videos, pictures and chainmail, 'rude' things and swearing, violent films or games. The survey also found that 31 percent of 7-11s and 23 percent of 11-19s cited gossip or mean comments being shared online as something that stopped them

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