Teens and Social Media: 6 Tips for Keeping Teens Safe
Make Your Teen Social Sites Smart!
With more kids wanting to socialize with their phones and on their tablets to stay connected with their classmates and friends during the week and on weekends, it’s time to make them know how to stay safe. The summer season also gives them the opportunity to make new friends through summer activities or camps, making social media sites like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter important tools to stay in touch.
More than 60 percent of teens in the United States have at least one social media account, according to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. And while being online is a good way to keep in touch with friends, it’s important for parents to be proactive about Internet safety. Read on!