Janice Wald provides us with an excellent article about Social Media and its advantages and disadvantages. Thank you very much Janice. This was very educational.
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Do you know the impact of social media on students?
With school resuming, as parents, you may have a decision to make: Do you let your children continue to use social media?
Do you need to worry about your child? “Students” is a broad term. What ages does this post discuss?
Consider this statistic: Half of all Instagram users are millennials (Source). This statistic is daunting when you consider Instagram has one billion users.
Whether your child is a millennial, or someone in Generation Z born in 1995 or later (Source), you need to know the impact of social media on students if your child is a student. This post is for you.
By the time you’re done reading, you’ll know both the positives and the negatives when it comes to the impact of social media on your children.
This guide presents 6 advantages and 8 disadvantages of social media.
Make sure you stay until the end of the post where I post solutions to the negative impact of social media on students.
You’ll be able to make an informed decision about whether you want to let your teens use social media, not let them use social media, or micro-manage their social media accounts.