Safety Online: Why Youth Are Not Reporting Online Abuse to Trusted Adults

Recently an alarming report by the Thorn organization was released, suggesting youth are having potentially harmful and often sexual interactions with adults in shocking numbers online. This same report enlightens our community about the choices youth are making in trying to combat the issue, and very often they do not go to trusted adults for help. Instead, they choose online reporting and blocking, which often is not enough to stop these abusers.