Benefits

Below is a list of some benefits that using social media can have on teenagers. 


Keep in touch with family and friends

Meet others who have similar interests (locally and globally)

Improve creativity by sharing ideas

Get involved in charity and volunteer activities

Complete research projects

Reduce feelings of isolation

Strengthen friendships

Communicate with teachers

Provide positive emotional support

Play interactive games

Share photos with friends and family


To learn more about the benefits of social media, click on the links below.  These links will direct you to reputable sources with accurate and up to date information.

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/social-media-smarts.html

https://parents.au.reachout.com/skills-to-build/wellbeing/social-media-and-teenagers

https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/Social-Media-and-Teens-100.aspx

 

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