Growth of Social Media in India:
Indians Love Social Media! 58,000 new users getting connected every single day.
How Many Indian Teens are Online?
Without a doubt, teens today are immersed in the World Wide Web, and more specifically on social networking sites. As more relationships are built and maintained through social networking websites , teens are also encountering a growing number of unkind peers.
And parents, as a result, are becoming more connected and involved in their child’s online life.76 percent of online teens aged between 12-17 years are users of social media.
How Teens Treat their Peers Online?
Teenage girls are more unkind to their peers than their male counterparts. 88% of teens on social media say they have seen online cruelty or meanness on a social network site.
Are Parents and Teen Online Friends?
92% of parents are friends with their children on Facebook out of which 55% sent the friend request and 45% received it. 72% of parents have their children’s passwords.
Reasons why Parents look at their children’s Facebook Profile:
- 40% Safety
- 15% Curiosity
- 41% Both
- 4% Other’
Did you know?
- 29% of parents can only see their child’s limited profile
- 50% of parents engage with brands and products on Facebook
- 24% of parents get made fun by their children for lack of Facebook knowledge.
And the Big Question:
Would you be friends with your parents and children online?