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NEWS10 Special Report: Online, underage, and overexposed

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ALBANY, N.Y. – Children today are part of the most wired generation ever, more than 90 percent of 12 to 17-year-olds are online - with most using social media.

But do you know what's feeding into their laptops and smartphones?

Parents often give their children a cell phone for safety so they know where they are, but most kids want one for social contact.

And it's that social contact that may be bringing adult material right into their newsfeeds, whether they want to see it, or are even ready to see it.

 

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