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Our research drives child safety solutions

At Thorn, we conduct novel research to:

Inform the programs we build to
empower kids & communities.

Monitor emerging trends
& technologies.

Equip everyone who has a
stake in protecting children.

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June, 2023

How LGBTQ+ Youth Are Navigating Exploration and Risks of Sexual Exploitation Online

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Research topics

Dive into the data and see the latest insights on key topics impacting the child safety ecosystem today. We regularly update these pages with new findings and add additional topics as we conduct more novel research.

Youth-centered research

Our research, collected in the field, provides insights into how youth are experiencing issues like sending nudes and sexting, as well as what motivates their online behaviors. We share our findings with the child safety ecosystem to inform prevention and interventions, and develop resources for parents.

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