Technology dating violence
 Only 9% of teens seek help, and rarely from a parent or teacher.
 : (1) The relative ignorance of adult allies as to the seriousness, pervasiveness and potential harm associated with it; (2) The ease with which perpetrators can reach victims online in a permanent and limitless manner; and (3) The impotence of legal recourse and/or enforcement of laws for victims. Futures Without Violence and an online toolkit that helps adults to become allies to teens in order to support them and facilitate conversation around healthy relationships and maintaining digital boundaries and a safe online space. As in all forms of violence against young people, the presence of a loving and supportive adult can make all the difference in a victim’s resilience and recovery. One of the most effective methods to help teens to protect themselves from digital abuse is to connect them with each other and with information.
New technology has made it more difficult for prosecutors and judges to hold stalkers accountable for their crimes, and without an understanding of how technology is misused by stalkers to track and monitor their victims, many victims don’t get the justice they deserve.
This article addresses the tremendous impact of technology on stalking, especially within the context of intimate partner stalking. The New Age of Stalking: Technological Implications for Stalking, Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 61 (4), 39–55.
“New technologies–social networking sites, texts, cell phones, and emails–have given abusers another way to control, degrade, and frighten their partners,” Zweig stated.
“Abusers use technology to stalk their partners, send them degrading messages, embarrass them publicly, and pressure them for sex or sexually explicit photos,” Dank added.
The That’s Not Cool campaign includes a range of print, television, mobile, radio, and web ads, active engagement on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr, as well as innovative new apps and games, providing ways for teens to learn and practice healthy relationship skills, and to ultimately “draw their digital line.”  Legal Reform and Enforcement.
WESNET’s Safety Net Australia project provides resources to help victims and agencies respond effectively to the many ways that technology impacts victims of domestic and dating violence, sexual violence and stalking.“Online culture represents the worst forms of gang violence.” Digital dating violence tends to manifest in one of three ways against young people: privacy, pressure, and control. Teens may experience invasion of their privacy, such as having social media accounts hacked or surveilled.Young people may experience pressure, such as for nude pictures, or experience coercion to comply with the demands of the abuser in an online capacity.An information booklet to inform young people of the risks associated with technology and the ways in which technology has been used as a tool to abuse in dating violence relationships. The Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center released a 2013 study examining the role technology plays in teen dating abuse.
Knowing how many teens are affected and how they’ve been victimized can inform strategies to address this problem.