Some young people believe that internet dating
Most younger people say that the Internet is shaping who they are.On a question that asked people to rank different sources of influence on their sense of right and wrong, 59 percent of people ages 18 to 29 said that social media or the Internet had a "great deal" or a "fair amount" of influence.
This seems to be borne out in another question, which shows that both groups -- by a long shot -- trust private companies with their data more than they do the government, but older Americans are much more trusting of private companies.Teens do not want to be different or be rejected by their friends.Teens with low self-esteem are particularly vulnerable to peer pressure. Pressure from a partner The inability to say “NO” is the number two reason that teens get involved in sexual activity.A similar pattern appears in response to a question about whether respondents approve or disapprove of tracking from websites: A far greater proportion of younger Americans approve of this behavior (40 percent) than older Americans (18 percent), but the percent who disapprove is similar (58 versus 62, respectively).Again the gap comes from a sizable chunk of the 65 group who say they don't know (20 percent).
Peer pressure Many young people feel great pressure from other teenagers to become sexually active.