Are you aware that your teenager is consider member of the Generation M2 ? Do you know what this is or means? We got you, According to The Kaiser Family Foundation its refers to: Today’s, 8-18 year-olds, with technology allowing nearly 24-hour media access as children and teens go about their daily lives, and the amount of time young people spend with entertainment media.
Just when we thought that the teens all just went from Facebook to Instagram, there are a few more networks parents need to become aware of: Wickr, SnapChat, and Kik. Not to mention Tumblr according to a recent survey: “‘… the social site Tumblr is used the most by teens and young adults. I know for a fact that many of my peers with teens had no idea about these sites.
Reports say numerous teens are misusing the apps, privacy settings on the sites are unsafe, some teens utilize these sites for bullying purposes, moreover …”they practically encourage teens to engage in behavior that they may regret later,” reported the Cyberbully Hotline.
- Teens Give Parents Drugged Milkshakes for More Internet Time (mashable.com)
- Teens’ Surprising Usage of Social Media (nibletz.com)
- The Cold Hard Facts About Cyberbullying (sgrouples.com)
- Snapchat app may encourage risky online behavior among teens (courierpress.com)