She is yet to go through with one of these, the main problem being that she is actually a 16-year-old studying for her GCSEs.
Meanwhile, Grant, 14, is being bullied so badly online that he is beginning to take more seriously the ‘hundreds’ of suggestions he gets a day to kill himself.
Annabelle has set up an online dating profile casting herself as a 21-year-old model.
Now, several men in their 30s and 40s are pursuing ‘hook-ups’ with her; modern shorthand for casual sex.
Certainly, teenagers are more introspective than ever.
Being plugged in online 24/7 means that they don’t even have to leave their bedrooms to communicate, socialise or meet new people.
After talking to her online for about three months, David persuaded Rachel to start what she calls ‘the sex stuff’.
He now has enough ‘sex stuff’ of Rachel on tape that she feels she can neither break contact with him nor stop doing what he asks of her. He has been watching hardcore pornography since he was 11 on either the laptop or the i Phone that his parents bought him.
These were just a few of the shocking experiences of the teenagers I encountered while researching and writing my new book, Generation Z.
They reflect just how distinct from mainstream adult society teenagers are in deciding who the new trendsetters and power brokers are.
People seeking fame and fortune eschew the traditional routes of column inches, chart success and TV programmes and aim to become ‘You Tube famous’ instead.
She gets on with her parents and younger brother, walks her dog every night and her teachers praise her.
Once a week, usually Sunday night, she performs solo sex acts on camera for a man she has never met called David.
If I was to mention such You Tube stars as ‘Charlieissocoollike’ (24-year-old Charlie Mc Donnell, who chats and sings in his video blogs, and was the first UK ‘You Tuber’ to hit one million subscribers), or Sprinkleofglitter (Louise Watson, who gives girl-orientated advice on beauty, life and style) to most adults, I would be met with a blank look.