Certainly, teenagers are more introspective than ever.
Being plugged in online 24/7 means that they don’t even have to leave their bedrooms to communicate, socialise or meet new people.
He has, by his own admission, seen ‘every sex act known to man’ in his pornography-viewing career, though he is yet to have sex.
He doesn’t see much wrong with watching porn but he does admit to being unable to stop, despite ‘sometimes trying to’.
He hasn’t, despite all this, ever considered coming offline — even for a day.
These were just a few of the shocking experiences of the teenagers I encountered while researching and writing my new book, Generation Z.
Many teenagers I spoke to put owning the latest phone as a priority well above getting the political party they support (if they do support one) in power, helping the hungry or seeking world peace.
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She gets on with her parents and younger brother, walks her dog every night and her teachers praise her.
Once a week, usually Sunday night, she performs solo sex acts on camera for a man she has never met called David.
‘I get so depressed about my life when I see how perfect other people’s lives are on Instagram,’ said Camilla.
Forums that are so obsessed with material wealth, looks and glamour, like Instagram, encourage in teenagers a similar ferocious materialism and consumerist drive.
The former teacher also spoke to 14-year-old Grant (picture posed by model), who's being bullied so badly online that he is beginning to take more seriously the ‘hundreds’ of suggestions he gets a day to kill himself This is the first generation that grew up from birth under the internet’s watchful eye.