Social Media and Teens

As I’ve been sharing various articles recently, it’s startling to see some of the worrying data that’s emerging about the effects that social media is having on our youngsters. This, a report from the UK Daily Mail shares findings from a poll of 1,000 teenagers:

Daily Mail – Social Media Obsessed Teens Are Scared Of Real Life

This is such a live issue that we clearly need to be talking with teenagers, in the home and school, about the potential risks and I’m sure that more research is ongoing and we need to keep abreast of the findings. This isn’t one of those situations that we can just hope away, or that tolerates shrugging our shoulders and being defeatist.

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