Giving someone unsupervised access to the internet, without establishing rules and setting boundaries could be just as scary!
When Common Sense surveyed roughly a thousand teenagers about their habits back in 2012, most of them said that their favorite way to communicate with friends was "in person… Most teens now say their favorite mode of communication is texting” - TIME Magazine
"The effects of social media consumption on teens manifest in two main ways...internally (depression and anxiety, for example) and externally (aggressive behavior or antisocial behavior). The latter were essentially nonexistent among teens who reported that they didn’t use social media." - MIT Technology Review
“Jason said his friend sprayed him with nail polish remover and set him on fire… he suffered second-degree burns on his chin, chest and stomach.” - Local 4 News
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