T he president of the United States openly mocked a teenage girl. So nice to see! The Republican party has a teenage girl problem.
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We all face difficulties in life. The death of a loved one, financial problems, divorce, health issues, job loss. In the midst of these difficult seasons of life there is hope.
Clutched in the hand of nearly every teen is a smartphone, buzzing and beeping and blinking with social media notifications. But is social media and the omnipresence of digital interactions really the cause of all this anxiety? Recent studies have noted a significant uptick in depression and suicidal thoughts over the past several years for teens, especially those who spend multiple hours a day using screens, and especially girls. But many of the pressures teenagers feel from social media are actually consistent with developmentally normal concerns around social standing and self-expression.
When I talk to parents about my research on teens and technology, their questions often boil down to this: Is it bad for my teen to be spending so much time on electronic devices? Recently, several analyses have said that the research on this front is a mess or that there is no connection to mental health. In fact, four large studies of teens from the U.
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CNN Though social media can be a helpful tool for teenagers to learn and connect with friends, experts have long warned that too much Snapchatting or Instagramming can come with downsides. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.
But many popular safety apps fail to help. Some are so wonky that they block good content as well as bad. Others allow excessive invasion of privacy, which teens resent. Now, experts say there is a better way to keep your teens safe while empowering them to make good decisions online.
Teenage girls are affected by social media use more than boys, with the harmful effects being driven by three factors, according to a new study. In girls, frequent use of social media harmed their health by leading to inadequate sleep, inadequate physical activity and exposing them to cyberbullying, according to the study published Tuesday in the journal Lancet. The same did not hold true for boys who frequently use social media.
Thanks to texting and social media, teens today have many more ways to reach out to a crush than in the analog days of using the family telephone and passing notes in the hallways. But according to a recent Pew Research Center reportsome romantic traditions remain the same. The most common way for teenage boys to ask someone on a date is to ask a girl in person rather than via text message.