The youngster said she believed the damaging content "contributed to people self-harming or just feeling negative about themselves." The study comes amid concern over children using mobiles and tablets to browse websites away from the supervision of parents or teachers.
In March, Baroness Tyler, chairwoman of the Values-Based Child and Adolescent Mental Health System Commission, told MPs that schools needed staff who are "really up to date with technology" to help protect pupils and inform parents of new trends.
Children and young people feel social media sites are failing to shield them from pornography, self-harm and bullying content, the NSPCC has warned.
When asked the question "In which of the following categories do you consider the UK a strong production country?", 47 percent of the respondents said that food was a particular strength, making it the clear leader.Other categories looked upon the most positively if they have a 'Made in the UK' label were furniture (27 percent) and personal care (26 percent).The social networks Facebook and Askfm and chat sites Omegle and IMVU were rated the riskiest by children in the study.One 16-year-old girl reviewing Askfm said the site had "no strict controls" which led to "lots of hurtful messages being spread about people".Able Seaman Alex Saridis said he was honoured to do a reading as the great-grandnephew of Jack Cornwell, who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his heroic actions on board HMS Chester at Jutland aged just 16.