For Those Who Need it Most: Helping 'At-Risk' Youth Manage Online Risks
Badillo-Urquiola, K.*, Wisniewski, P. † (2017) “For Those Who Need It Most: Helping “At-Risk” Youth Manage Online Risks,” Extended Abstract presented at the Workshop on Equity and Inclusivity at the 2017 ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC 2017), Stanford, CA
5 Pages Posted: 24 Mar 2018
Date Written: June 27, 2017
There is still much to be done to protect all teens from online risks and increase their opportunities to engage safely with others online, but it is important to not forget the needs of particularly vulnerable and “at-risk” youth when we embark on such endeavors. We discuss some of the challenges related to ensuring inclusivity and equity when conducting adolescent online safety research and attempting to design solutions that meet the needs of teens, especially those who benefit most from technology access but cannot rely on parents to keep them safe online.
Keywords: Adolescent online safety, 'at-risk' youth
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