Selfitis: The addiction to and obsession with taking selfies may actually reflect a mental health issue stemming from low self esteem and confidence. Read More
Child pornography laws were not intended to criminalize and prosecute minors for sexting pictures of themselves to fellow students.
Our phones are so smart, they practically run our lives. As parents, however, we need to take advantage of our 'smart' phones to appropriately restrict, turn off and tune out our children's activities and obsessions with them to lead more productive lives.
The use of social media in the classroom can be an effective tool for learning and teaching....if done the right and responsible way. Read More
Research has found a negative correlation between the time spent on social media and one's emotional, psychological and mental health. Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg recognizes the severe side effects of social media addiction and is changing some of Facebook's construction in hopes that people will spend less time scrolling.
An adult who went undercover at a Kansas high school found today’s teenage girls think it’s ‘normal’ to post ‘promiscuous’ pictures online
An adult goes undercover as a high school student and realizes how rampant sexting is, especially among young girls. It is so commonplace, that sexting is practically the new norm. The effects may not only damage a girl's reputation, but also her self esteem.
The UK is spearheading activities worldwide into a center that will provide information on keeping our children digitally and technologically safe at any age. #SID2018 Read More
Growing up 'a girl' comes with societal stereotypes that are often uncomplimentary to women. However, denying oneself the right to like things intended or marketed for girls is equally misogynistic. Embrace who you are and what you like and to heck with what anyone says.
Adults who went undercover at a high school found 7 things people don’t realize about life for teenagers today
When 7 adults go undercover posing as high school students, they discover the magnitude of how disruptive and disturbing the effects are of a 24/7 social media world. From not being able to focus in class and depression to sexting and cyberbullying, connecting has never been so isolating.