Friday, August 14, 2009

Common Sense Media

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A national poll on teens and networking reveals that "51% of students check their social network at least once a day. Also, 12% of teens have an online presence that their parent do not know about." The tide is turning because it is not all inappropriate interaction. The study reveals that students join online study groups, sign up for a charity or cause to support by volunteering, create invitations and communicate with their peers.

Not only are their tips for parents about tens actions on the internet, but some signs to look for if your teen is cyberbulling others or using technology to cheat at school. There is a lot of good reading and you may want to subscribe to this site for updates in the information.

Teens and Social Media: Common Sense Media

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