- Latest research from Australia’s eSafety Commissioner Young People And Sexting
- Like, Post, Share— Young Australians’ experience of social media (qualitative and quantitative reports) (2013)
Australian Communications and Media Authority
- Parental involvement in preventing and responding to cyberbullying The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) by Elly Robinson Parent involvement with their child’s online world is essential for success in dealing with cyber bullying and preventing it.
Full findings from the AU Kids Online Survey of 9-16 year old’s and their parents.
This report presents the AU findings for research in Australia which parallels the EU Kids Online project (see www.eukidsonline.net). Specifically, it includes selected findings, calculated and interpreted for Australia only, but with some comparisons made with the survey data and analysis reported in Livingstone, S., Haddon, L., Görzig, A., and Ólafsson, K. (2011). Risks and safety on the internet: The perspective of European children. Full Findings. LSE, London: EU Kids Online, and comparisons with some country reports of the 25 nations participating in EU Kids Online II.
Click and Connect – Young Australian’s use of online social media (qualitative and quantitative reports) (2009)
This research focuses on young people’s use of social media, including how, why and when they encounter content, contact and privacy risks when they go online. The research was conducted in two parts – a qualitative phase and a quantitative phase.
Communications Report 2009-10 Series Report 1 – Australia in the Digital Economy: The shift to the online environment. (2010)
The report is the first in a series of four research reports to be published by the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s communications report series. There is a growing body of evidence showing that more Australians are actively engaging in many aspects of the digital economy, using existing and new forms of social and economic interaction.
EU Kids Online project centres on a cross-national survey of European children’s experiences of the internet, focusing on uses, activities, risks and safety. It also maps parents’ experiences, practices and concerns regarding their children’s online risk and safety.
This report focuses on online risks for children and policies to protect them as Internet users. It examines direct and indirect policy measures available to OECD member and non-member countries to help mitigate risks for children online.
Microsoft’s “For Safety’s Sake” research reveals online safety is a key concern for Aussie parents – but most fail to do anything about it. While two thirds of Australian parents surveyed are concerned about the safety of their kids online, more than 60 percent of parents allow their children to surf the net unsupervised and unrestricted at home.
The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project conducted a survey on social networking sites that explored people’s overall social networks and how use of these technologies is related to trust, tolerance, social support, and community and political engagement.
AMSTERDAM, January 19, 2010 – Small children today are more likely to navigate with a mouse, play a computer game and increasingly – operate a smartphone – than swim, tie their shoelaces or make their own breakfast. This is according to a new ‘Digital Diaries’ study from Internet Security Company AVG (www.avg.com). AVG Digital Diaries is a series of studies looking at how children’s interaction with technology has changed.
This second piece of research polled 2,200 mothers with Internet access and with children aged 2-5 in the U.S., Canada, the EU5 (U.K., France, Italy, Germany, Spain), Japan, Australia and New Zealand. The mothers were given a list of tech skills and a list of life skills and asked which ones their very young children had mastered. The key results are as follows: