Parents, teens -- vote: Is Manti Te'o hoax a cautionary tale? 

Jan. 23, 2013 at 1:49 AM ET

Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o's relationship hoax has brought online relationships to the forefront. TODAY wants to know how parents and teens weigh in on the story. Take our poll and voice your opinion. Comments may be used in an upcoming story.

Video: As Notre Dame officials insist Manti Te’o had no knowledge his girlfriend did not exist until December 6 and was not a participant in the hoax, Te’o himself has yet to speak out about the bizarre situation. Deadspin, which broke the story, is naming a friend of Te’o as being involved in the lies. NBC’s John Yang reports.