While the Internet has opened the floodgates of information, it has also taken away the innocence of the adolescent and young adults. Gone are the times when people interacted with one another to become friends.
Children are spending so much time on tablet computers or smartphones that they are becoming addicted to them, according to experts and parents alike.
As a parent, you don't have to know everything your teen is doing online, but social monitoring or using parental intelligence is always a good safety net. Here are 6 key indicators that could point to your teen’s phone or social media addiction.
The growing use of Internet and the habit of staying online for long hours among the young, is making them addicted to social media. Here we list some common behaviours that will help you spot the problem in your child.
Children who are active on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more than three hours a day are more likely to have mental health problems, a study has shown.
There are plenty of good things about social media — but also many potential dangers that you would want your tweens and teens to avoid. So it's important for you to teach your child how to use social media wisely.
There are real benefits to kids using sites like Facebook, but there can be serious downsides to all this online sharing too. Just as we prepare our kids for life in the real world, we should prepare them for life in the online world. Read on for ...
When it comes to online safety, social media poses its own unique set of problems for teenagers, and it can go far beyond the online predator horror stories. That’s why it’s important for parents to be involved with their teen's use of social media.