Adolescent exposure to movie smoking is strongly predictive of trying cigarettes in a dose—response fashion Sargent et al. Media and risky behaviors. YouTube US demographics Website. Negative smoking videos on YouTube May and July Retrieved on May 22,from http: Among children with computers, 8- to year olds report 37 min a day of nonschool computer use; among to year olds, such exposure spans 1: Tobacco control advocates could conceivably pressure YouTube to adhere to its own guidelines by regularly identifying and reporting these videos.
YouTube does not, however, allow all types of videos to be posted.
“I'll be your cigarette—Light me up and get on with it”: Examining smoking imagery on YouTube
The authors thank Ian Perrone for data coding and Elizabeth Smith for suggestions about data presentation. For each search and type of search, we viewed and catalogued the top 20 videos, for a total of videos. Each term was searched twice, once by relevance and once by view count. Negative smoking videos on YouTube May and July However, regulating tobacco on the Internet would likely be a messy affair involving multiple legal challenges, and efforts to censor this content could create unintended consequences, including rendering it of even greater interest to youth. While he expertly smokes, he tells his audience that he is not a smoker and that they should not take up smoking; however, he appears to be enjoying smoking, and his trick only works if the cigarette is lit; thus, his actions belie his words Amixtika, Impact of tobacco advertising and promotion on increasing adolescent smoking behaviors.