Excessive or inappropriate social media use can have serious consequences.
Sometimes it seems there’s another distressing headline about social media every time you check your news feed. Most troubling of all for today’s parents are studies that link social media use with depression.
Research has found that for every 10% increase in negativity on social media, the risk of depression among children rises 20%.
Social media can be a great way for kids to connect. But it may also expose them to serious risks:
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