The Perceptions of Life on the Internet measure uses a single multi-response item from the MTV and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research Digital Abuse Survey. It assesses if and how often young adults (14-24 years old) perceive the potential consequences of social media, texting or other technologies.
Geographies Tested: United States of America
Populations Included: Female, Male
Age Range: Adolescents, Adults
1. When you think about all the things that you do using the Internet, cell phones or gaming devices, how much have you thought about each of the following?
I have thought about this a lot
I have thought about this some
I have thought this only a little
I have never thought about this
* Numeric codes for the Response Options above were not provided in the original report.
Tompson, T., Benz, J. & Agiesta, J. (2013). The digital abuse study: Experiences of teens and young adults. https://apnorc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/AP-NORC-Center-and-MTV_Digital-Abuse-Study_FINAL.pdf
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