2021 Volume 14 Issue 1 Pages 33-42
The purpose of this study was to examine how high school adolescents interact with a person of the opposite sex acquainted through SNS and what kind of the interactions result in meeting him or her in real life. A total of 207 high school adolescents who had experienced meeting in someone of the opposite sex acquainted through SNS reported their SNS interactions before the meetup. Results showed that the successive interaction about a common subject such as local being the same and hobbies led to meeting the person in real life. In addition, results showed that high school adolescents met in person not when he or she wanted to see them but when they want to see him or her. Based on these results, future contents of crime prevention education are discussed.