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Speak Out Against Teen Dating Violence

SPEAK OUT Hopene AGAINST from Verizon TEEN DATING VIOLENCE! This February, in observance of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Verizon urges consumers to take action to raise awareness and break the silence surrounding teen dating and domestic violence. Know the facts! 1.5 25% 1 IN 6 YOUTHS DATING TEENS REPORT THEY'VE BEEN REPORT BEING THE VICTIM OF DIGITALLY VICTIMIZED BY THEIR PARTNERS MILLION CYBER BULLYING (ABUSE or HARASSMENT SEEK HELP 9% HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (RARELY FROM FROM SOMEONE OTHER THAN ACROSS THE COUNTRY PARENTS OR A ROMANTIC PARTNER) TEACHERS) EXPERIENCE PHYSICAL ABUSE FROMA DATING EXPERIENCE OTHER PARTNER 96% FORMS OF VIOLENCE OR ABUSE FROM PARTNERS VICTIMS OF CYBER 78% 3.4 BULLYING ARE WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY SUCH 3X MORE LIKELY OUT OF TEENS ACCESS THE TO ALSO EXPERIENCE TEENS (AGES 12 TO 17) HAVE AS SMARTPHONES OR TABLETS IS THE MOST DIGITAL DATING ABUSE INTERNET USING COMMON MEDIUM FOR OR HARASSMENT CELL PHONES MOBILE DEVICES DIGITAL ABUSE Know the signs! SMS SMS (SMS SMS SMS WHAT DIGITAL ABUSE LOOKS CONSTANTLY TEXTS YOU SENDS YOU NEGATIVE, TELLS YOU WHO YOU CAN AND MAKES YOU FEEL LIKE YOU CAN'T BE SEPARATED INSULTING OR OR CAN'T BE FRIENDS WITH LIKE: ON FACEBOOK AND OTHER THREATENING EMAILS, MESSAGES, TWEETS, DMS FROM YOUR PHONE SITES Status USES NETWORKS LIKE PUTS YOU DOWN IN THEIR SENDS YOU UNWANTED, INSISTS TO BE GIVEN YOUR FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AND FOURSQUARE TO KEEP CONSTANT TABS ON YOU STATUS UPDATES EXPLICIT PICTURES OR PASSWORDS & LOOKS VIDEO AND DEMANDS YOU THROUGH YOUR PHONE SEND SOME IN RETURN Speak Out! Stand Up! DON'T RESPOND TO IT IS OKAY TO TURN OFF HOSTILE, HARASSING, ABUSIVE OR TELL A TRUSTED ADULT. OFF YOUR PHONE. INAPPROPRIATE TEXTS OR MESSAGES YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE MINDFUL WHEN CHANGE YOUR PHONE BE ALONE AND SPEND USING CHECK-INS ON NUMBER. TIME WITH FRIENDS. SOCIAL CHANNELS. SAVE OR DOCUMENT YOU DO NOT HAVE TO TROUBLESOME TEXTS, IMS, DMS, ETC. YOU DON'T SEND ANY MESSAGE YOU WOULDN'T WANT SEEN BY OTHERS. SHARE YOUR PASSWORDS MIGHT NEED THEM AS "EVIDENCE. TEEN DATING Give dating and domestic violence VIOLENCE AWARENESS victims and survivors the chance to & HELP RESOURCES: make a lifesaving call by donating your no-longer-used wireless phone to HopeLine from Verizon. www.love is respect.org love is respect Norg Breakthe Cycle www.breakthecycle.org TEEN www.teendvmonth.org www.VERIZONWIRELESS.COM/HOPELINE MONTH LOVE IS NOT ABUSE Sources: Urban Institute (2013 studies); Pew Research Center (Teens and Technology 2013, Teens, Social Media, and Privacy 2013); Loveisrespe ct.org; Dosomething.org; AP-NORC Center for Public www.love is notabuse.com Affairs Research.

Speak Out Against Teen Dating Violence

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This February - Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month - Verizon urges consumers to take action to raise awareness and break the silence surrounding teen dating and domestic violence. Speak Out!

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