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Three quarters of 10-12 year olds use social media - survey

Tuesday 9 February 2016 | 10:32 CET | News
New research commissioned by BBC Newsround found that 78 percent of 10-12 year olds have social media accounts, despite recommended minimum age limits on platforms. The survey of more than 1,000 10-18 year olds was conducted by ComRes. The report was commissioned to coincide with Safer Internet Day 2016 on 09 February. Almost one quarter (22%) of those aged 10-12, with a social media account, also claim to have been bullied or trolled online; and more than a third (37%) admitted they had made friends online with people they have never met in person. The report shows that half (49%) of 10-12

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