In chat rooms, there is a central, main screen where people can chat and where the screen names of people who have either entered or left the room appear.
Simply getting through a day at school can take a lot out of you.
For generations, teens have turned to media outlets for information about sex and now with the internet at almost every teen’s fingertips, access is just a click away.
With the use of chat rooms and instant messaging, teens can communicate anonymously with other teens.
Research shows that approximately 36% of males and 39% of females between the ages of fifteen and seventeen are sexually active in the United States (Subrahmanyam, Smahel and Greenfield, 2006).
The teenage years can be the most confusing and typically the most inquisitive years for identity development, particularly sexual identity development.