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Posts Tagged ‘Teens’

Have Teenagers Taken Over Vine?

The staff of BuzzFeed FWD recently conducted an unscientific study to assess what’s changed about Vine since its launch in January.

Their finding? The teens have taken over, turning Vine into “Snapchat in public.”

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50 Reasons Why Parents Hate Social Media

Cyber-bullying is a very real thing, and some would argue that it’s more prevalent than ever.

Twitter trolls, creators of nasty parody accounts, sexters, and Facebook harassers are enough to make a parent want to cancel their home’s Internet connection.

But cyber bullies are just one potential threat to teens online; 55% of teenagers have given out personal info online to someone they didn’t know, and social media-addicted kids are more likely to lack a healthy social life without offline friendships.

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Teen Girls Outnumber Teen Boys 2 To 1 On Twitter [STATS]

Teens love social media. This should come as no surprise to anyone, but new statistics from eMarketer shed some light on just which aspects of social media they prefer. And it looks like Twitter is becoming a favorite… for girls, that is.
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Nine Out Of Ten Teens Have Witnessed Mean Or Cruel Behavior On Twitter And Facebook [STUDY]

Bullying in schools has been a problem for years, and now it’s seeping onto students’ social networks.

A new survey from Pew suggests that 88 percent of teens have witnessed mean or cruel behavior on Twitter and Facebook.
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Useful Twitter Account of the Week: @safetyweb

The internet can be a scary place for kids, as most parents with young ones know. That’s where the @safetyweb Twitter account comes in: it collects and shares stories about web safety aimed at parents trying to protect their children’s online reputation, their privacy, and their security.
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