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What is upsetting our children online?


Teimouri, Misha and Hassan, Md Salleh and Bolong, Jusang and Daud, Azlina and Yussuf, Serina and Adzharuddin, Nor Azura (2014) What is upsetting our children online? Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 155. pp. 411-416. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

The Internet offers children opportunities as well as risks.However, the risks children are exposed to are still unknown.A total number of 420 Malaysian children aged 9-16 were asked to fill a 54-items questionnaire measuring Child Online Risks.The result shows that children are more exposed to ‘Unwanted Exposure to pornography’ such as seeing obscene materials on websites (31%), and ‘Potential harmful risks’ such as seeing bloody movies or photos (26%), people being beaten up (26%), and hate messages (16%).Malaysian children are in danger to encounter with online risks such as pornography and violence materials.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: International Conference on Communication and Media 2014 (i-COME’14), Organised by School of Multimedia Technology and Communication, UUM, 18 - 20 October, 2014, Holiday Villa Beach Hotel and Resort, Langkawi, Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Unwanted exposure to pornography; online sexual risky behaviour; cyber bully; conduct risk; contact risks
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: School of Multimedia Technology & Communication
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2015 03:16
Last Modified: 26 May 2016 01:42
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13063

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