Abusive teens may also exert their control by preventing their partners from using technology, experts say.
About 10 percent of teens interviewed say a romantic partner stopped them from using a computer or cell phone.
Teens can call in for help at the hot line and web site "Love is Respect.." Allyson Pereira also continues raising awareness about digital dating abuse.
She recently graduated from community college with a degree in elementary education.
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With access to so many friends online, the abuser can post a damaging message online about their significant other or make threats to do so.
"It's the phenomenon of no place to run and no place to hide," Jennings says. You can't even see your predator coming." Jill Murray, a psychotherapist in California who has worked with victims of teen dating abuse, says almost all her new cases in the past three years involve technology.