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Effects of pornography on adolescents

Adolescents are viewing pornography both intentionally and accidentally at increasing rates (Mitchell, Wolak, & Finkelhor, 2007). The FBI warns that there is a greater risk today for cyberbullying, sexual victimization, and harassment online than ever before. In Canada, 95% of adolescents are online (Lawsky, 2008). Not only are they online but they are often unmonitored, seeing as how the average American teen owns 3.5 mobile devices (Lenhart, Purcell et al., 2010).

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