SEXTING AS A RISK PHENOMENON OF ONLINE ENVIRONMENT AMONG ADOLESCENTS
[SEXTING AKO RIZIKOVY FENOMEN ONLINE PROSTREDIA U DOSPIEVAJUCICH]
Hana Zelena – Vladimira Polackova
The study aimed on the realtionship between sexting and a safe online environment among 970 adolescents. The paper offers an analysis of selected research results, which focused on the factors determining the genesis and frequency of sexting among adolescents. At the same time, attention is focused on spreading awareness of the importance of prevention against sexting and the pitfalls of the online environment. The key finding of the research is that adolescents trust and confide their friends in the online environment more than strangers. The high correlation indicates that adolescents are careful when presenting their intimate photos online.
adolescents, sexting, online environment, Internet safety