Items Tagged ‘cyberbullying’

Healthy social media use for children and teens

August 1, 2018

Healthy social media use for children and teens

By Health Tips for Parents Health Tips for Parents

Recent research shows that children between the ages of 8 and 12 spend an average of six hours a day on social media, while teens can spend upwards of nine hours a day on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and other social media platforms. Social media plays an important role in the individual and social development of […]

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Tags: adolescence, cyberbullying, screen time, social media, teasing, teenager, Wireless Technology, Youth Culture


Cyberbullying: Don’t feed the trolls!   

May 4, 2017

Cyberbullying: Don’t feed the trolls!  

By Mark Wheeler Mark Wheeler

  A recent story on National Public Radio cited an academic study that suggested many teenage girls in the U.S. may be experiencing more serious depression than boys. And while the usual stressors for teens no doubt still apply—academics, hormones, parents—another increasing reason may be their obsession with social media.  And social media sites such as […]

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Tags: autism, Bully, cyberbullying, parents, psychiatry/psychology, teens