YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teens. By Monica Anderson and Jingjing Jiang. The survey also finds there is no clear consensus among teens about the effect that social media has on the lives of young people today. The social media landscape in which teens reside looks markedly different than it did as recently as three years ago.
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Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. Nurturing Resilience. My inbox has been inundated with reports that our kids are literally dying because of excessive cell phone use. From an editorial in the Lancet to my local radio station, the news is alarming. Kids are using their cell phones way too much and putting their mental health at terrible risk.
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And how can I prevent problematic overuse? There are reasons for concern. A survey from Common Sense Media found that half of teenagers felt addicted to their devices, and 78 percent checked their devices at least hourly. Seventy-two percent of teens felt pressured to respond immediately to texts, notifications and social media messaging. I have spent the past 15 years helping teens with organization and time management.
Distracted driving is dangerous. Distraction from cell phone use while driving hand held or hands free delays a driver's reactions as much as having a blood alcohol concentration at the legal limit of. University of Utah.