Tag Archive for social media

Group Discussion Cash Baker: Taking A...

on September 19, 2020 by

This discussion brings up LGBTQ issues, Cash in this TikTok video chose to call it a sin

US To Block Downloads Of TikTok By...

on September 18, 2020 by

To combat China’s malicious collection of American citizens’ personal data, while promoting our national values

Social Distancing Heightens Loneliness...

on April 20, 2020 by

The single most important way to mitigate loneliness is for trusted adults to reach out and connect

Drawful 2 Free Giveaways

on March 23, 2020 by

We want to help make it easier for people to experience these moments of connection and happiness during a dark period

American Teenagers Are Declaring ...

on March 16, 2020 by

Danny a YouTube prankster. He is proud to have seen it catch on with young people who champion abstinence

Students Can Eliminate Stress By...

on March 16, 2020 by

It doesn’t take much time for the positive benefits to kick in — we’re talking 10 minutes outside in a space with…

Green Bank W. Va. No Cell No Internet No...

on March 15, 2020 by

“I’m happier because now I don’t have social media to give me high expectations of not only myself but everybody else around…

The Salt Challenge

on March 3, 2020 by

The latest TickTock challenge endangering lives

Kids Shattered By Their Social Media Use

on March 2, 2020 by

I’m an integrative psychotherapist and I work with

Pope To Catholics: For Lent, Give Up...

on February 27, 2020 by

a time to give up useless words, gossip, rumours, tittle-tattle and speak to God on a first name basis

Jump Trip-Skull-Breaker Challenge

on February 25, 2020 by

Unassuming victims are taking into jumping up before their feet are pulled away meaning they land on their heads and spines

Why Higher Depression Rates In Teens

on February 20, 2020 by

I want to talk about all the reasons why we might be seeing this rise

Handout: Ways To Reduce Teen Anxiety

on February 17, 2020 by

Require our kids to shut down, shut off, and sleep in their beds without phones overnight

Talking To Kids About Tech Is Dreadful...

on February 16, 2020 by

Survey of 1,000 parents revealed that 56% would rather talk to their children about sex and puberty than technology features, trends, and…

Study: Teens At Risk Of Being ‘...

on February 15, 2020 by

Teens…kind of trying to gain power and status in more materialistic ways

Phoneless 11-Year-Old Lost In Manhattan...

on February 5, 2020 by

I’m sticking to my principles on not getting smartphones for my tweens — even though my child got lost in NYC

Social Media Trends Your Tech Team Needs...

on January 25, 2020 by

Among all social media trends, video dominates in terms of importance

Crime: Sending unsolicited nudes In...

on January 23, 2020 by

California’s new bill would ban the sending of naked photos and lawbreakers may be fined up to $500

App Lets Strangers Find Your, Info With...

on January 22, 2020 by

works by comparing a photo to a database of  3 billion pictures off Facebook, Venmo, YouTube and other sites

Teen, Convicted In Texting Suicide Case,...

on January 21, 2020 by

From prison because of good behavior

15 Sure Signs Your Teen Is A VSCO Girl

on January 15, 2020 by

The trend started out on TikTok as more of a joke, but then the inevitable came

Woman Disguised As Teen Boy To Abuse...

on January 15, 2020 by

Girls thought they were in a relationship with a teen boy. It was a woman grooming them for sex.

UK: Shock Surge In Adolescent Anorexia

on January 2, 2020 by

Experts blame social media and celebrity diet culture as hospital admissions for under-19s suffering eating disorders DOUBLE in a decade

How Social Media Is Transforming Teens&...

on December 31, 2019 by

How can an increasingly sexualized culture co-exist with less sex among the consumers of that culture?

Parent And Teen Discussion Sex And...

on December 31, 2019 by

So, what should parents do about it?

Book: Girls Fighting The Addictive Power...

on December 29, 2019 by

Revealing what advertisers know about human nature and how they exploit it to make a profit

Study: Media Use By Tweens And Teens

on December 19, 2019 by

by Common Sense Media

The Teen’s Guide to Social Media &...

on December 18, 2019 by

The Teen’s Guide to Social Media & Mobile Devices 21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World

Way To Respond To Teenage Girls’...

on November 30, 2019 by

7 vital strategies parents and leaders can use to respond teenage girls’ stress and anxiety

Busting Myths About Teen Girl Anxiety

on November 30, 2019 by

Whether or not they personally experience anxiety and depression, 7 in 10 teenagers view both as major problems among their peers

How Well Do You Know Young People’s...

on November 29, 2019 by

Jonathan McKee

CDC: HUGE Increase In Teen/tween Suicide...

on November 29, 2019 by

Are you engaging your kids in these conversation?

What Phones Do To Teen Brains

on November 21, 2019 by

And What Teens Wanted To Know About That

She Tried To Quit Her Phone. She Got...

on November 20, 2019 by

“It was hard for me to admit that maybe life without a phone was a better life for me.”

Flashback: 17 Slang Words

on November 12, 2019 by

A list of 17 popular slang terms and the correct way to use them

Cellphone Detox For Teens

on October 22, 2019 by

It was 4 a.m. she had been on her phone for 13 hours. In three hours, she had to be up for…

Is Tik Tok Desensitizing Kids?

on October 21, 2019 by

“It’s shocking how these kids expose themselves to be liked or disliked,”

How To Create A Professional Photo Booth

on October 20, 2019 by

The Photobooth that we created will be unmanned and sit out in the lobby the 4th Tuesday of each month

Man Entices Girl 16 For Sex Through ...

on October 19, 2019 by

pleaded guilty in federal court today, whom he met through the “Game of War” application on her cell phone, to engage in…

Mental Health: Impact Of Social Media On...

on October 14, 2019 by

It emerges that Instagram is the social media platform with the most negative effect on the psychological state of young people

Social media influencing young boys&...

on October 3, 2019 by

Book:  boy‘s body  Sport health and physical activity

Excessive Screen Time linked To Teens...

on September 30, 2019 by

A new study is warning parents that excessive screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses.

The Terrifying Side Of Kids Addicted To...

on September 24, 2019 by

Nature Valley asked them (three generations) one simple question, “What did you like to do for fun as a kid?”

The Facts About Teen Suicide And How to...

on September 4, 2019 by

Teen suicide is the highest in history — 14.46 per 100,000 for young people between 15 and 24

Where Kids Spend Time Online

on September 3, 2019 by

83% use YouTube, 21% use Twitter, 38% use What’s App, 33% use Instagram, 35% use Facebook, 34% use Snapchat

 

Sheriff Warns Parents 15 Apps Used To...

on August 27, 2019 by

Social media has made it easier than ever for predators to connect with  children. He said that means parents have to be more…

Concert Festival: This Is For Us, Treat...

on July 23, 2019 by

‘Put your phones down, you don’t need to share this with anybody’

Nationwide study: teen ‘sexting&...

on July 21, 2019 by

The good news is that adolescent “sexting” is not at epidemic levels as reported in some media headlines

 

Social Media: Dying For The Perfect...

on July 20, 2019 by

Tourists reportedly hospitalized after swimming in Instagram-famous ‘toxic dump’ in Spain

YouTube Star ‘Ninja’ Thanks...

on July 19, 2019 by

A lot of the doctors told my mom that I had…a number of diseases, and that I should be aborted

Digital Distractions

on July 18, 2019 by

How to Help Your Kids Dodge Digital Distractions

“Generation Screen” And Self-esteem

on July 17, 2019 by

For ways to build self-esteem with the screen generation

Senate Hearing Uncovers Sexploitation In...

on July 15, 2019 by

Children without stable families will be left vulnerable until these companies take a more proactive approach to protection

Neuroscience: Why Instagram Is So Bad...

on July 7, 2019 by

In the age of smartphones, social media, followers, and likes, reward-seeking behaviors in teens is increasingly associated with approval online. Instagram has…

U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year...

on June 23, 2019 by

Suicide rates among teens and young adults have reached their highest point in nearly two decades

Whoopi May Have A Point On Bella‘s...

on June 20, 2019 by

What happens in the cloud doesn’t necessarily stay in the cloud

Social Media And Anxiety In Teens

on June 18, 2019 by

What parents need to know about  anxiety in teens by social media

Phone Use Linked To Teen Anxiety?

on June 12, 2019 by

The journal Child Development shows nighttime usage of a cell phone can increase anxiety and depression in teenagers and reduce self-esteem

Teens Are Using Burner Phones To Stay...

on May 17, 2019 by

56% of teens feel anxious, upset or lonely without their phones

Reclaiming Friendship in the Social...

on May 17, 2019 by

Social media promises social connectedness, but it often delivers social isolation

Families Are Together And Yet Apart

on May 16, 2019 by

Adults are almost as bad as teens are, being preoccupied with their phone.

Yolo App Safety Guide

on May 11, 2019 by

How to Keep Your Kids Safe

Book 4 Guys Topics: Fortnite, Weed, Porn...

on May 11, 2019 by

The four biggest distractions today’s guys face: SCREENS, SUBSTANCES,SEXUAL TEMPTATION,STRUGGLES WITH SELF

4 Battles Every Young Man Must Face

on May 11, 2019 by

It’s never been harder to be a guy than right now and they need our help! Young men face more distractions to godly…

Distraction The New Enemy Of The Church

on May 9, 2019 by

The rise of media saturation…has ushered in a new age of competition with the gospel for the human gaze

Instagram Removes “Like” ?

on May 9, 2019 by

What We Can Learn About Leading Students from Instagram

How A.S.M.R. Became A Sensation

on April 22, 2019 by

The YouTube subculture is bonded not by belief but rather by an ineffable sensation — the existence of a new feeling.

14-Year-Old Earns $200,000 Playing...

on March 30, 2019 by

Griffin’s YouTube which showed him beating a popular Fortnite gamer. The video got 7.5 million views.

Managing Teens Online

on March 29, 2019 by

As part of Pew Research Center’s research into Americans’ digital lives, they surveyed over 1,000 parents of teens to better understand their…

As Time Online Increased, Teen Happiness...

on March 29, 2019 by

The newly released World Happiness Report, an annual study sponsored by the United Nations showing changes in happiness finds that teens who…

The Way U.S. Teens Spend Their Time Is...

on March 24, 2019 by

Teens today are spending their time differently than they did a decade ago. They’re devoting more time to sleep and homework, and…

How TikTok Is Rewriting The World

on March 23, 2019 by

TikTok will change the way your social media works — even if you’re avoiding it

Parents’ Ultimate Guide To TikTok

on March 23, 2019 by

Is TikTok safe? How does it work? And can I do a duet with my kid? Everything you need to know about…

How Much Time Should Kids Spend On Smart...

on March 23, 2019 by

Happiness and mental health are highest at a half-hour to two hours of extracurricular digital media use a day; well-being then steadily…

Teens Not Socializing In The Real World....

on March 21, 2019 by

The percent of high school seniors who said they often felt lonely increased from 26 percent in 2012 to 39 percent in 2017

Smartphone Addicts’ New Tactic

on March 15, 2019 by

Buy a second phone

Have Smartphones Destroyed A Generation?

on March 12, 2019 by

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a…

Preparing Students For The Digital...

on March 11, 2019 by

3 Realities Pastors and Parents Should Consider To Prepare Students For The Digital World

Youth Workers Tell Your Parents About...

on March 5, 2019 by

4 Things Youth Workers Would Tell Parents About Teenagers, Social Media, and Technology

Will Parents Need Kids Permission To...

on March 2, 2019 by

Her mom had been posting photos of her, without prior approval, for much of her life

UK: 1 In 4 Teenage Suicides Involves The...

on February 28, 2019 by

The research of 595 suicides by people aged under 20 showed 128 had used the internet in a way that was suicide-related.

Screen Time For Kids?

on February 27, 2019 by

If I can go back and do it all over I would do this

6 Responses To Social Media And Your...

on February 27, 2019 by

The impact of the digital world is so powerful and pervasive that it’s almost impossible for most of us to keep up

Social Media And Mental Health

on February 26, 2019 by

We talk about the relationship between social media and mental health. Here’s a few resources if you want to explore more

Culture Insight: Paris’s Last Porn...

on February 26, 2019 by

A place where you could be certain no minors would see pornography — nowadays they’re all watching on their phones

When My 13-year-Old Daughter Wanted To...

on February 25, 2019 by

Five rules we gave her 13-year-old daughter

Teens Editing Themselves

on February 14, 2019 by

A photo series has shown the lengths some young people go to to edit their appearance before posting pictures on social media

Flashback: Plastic Surgery To Look Like...

on February 14, 2019 by

“A new phenomenon called ‘Snapchat dysmorphia’ Patients are seeking out surgery to help them appear like the filtered versions of themselves,

Teen Convicted In Text Suicide Case...

on February 13, 2019 by

Involuntary manslaughter conviction where an absent defendant, with words alone, encouraged another person to commit suicide

Inside The Weird World Of YouTuber...

on February 10, 2019 by

What’s it like to have millions of fans when you’re 10? What’s it like to have thousands of people insult or adore…

Witches of the social media generation

on February 9, 2019 by

Meet three witches who believe the social media era is transforming the way people view witchcraft

Gen Z, “Snackable Content” &...

on February 5, 2019 by

Here are some things our teams come up with and ministering to GenZ

5 Dangerous Apps Parents Don’t Know...

on January 29, 2019 by

Parenting a teen has never been an easy feat, but in today’s digital age, tracking a teen’s behavior has become almost impossible

Live Your Life Offline, Pope Tells Young...

on January 28, 2019 by

“It is not enough to be connected all day long. To feel respected and asked to get involved, is greater than simply…

Negative Experiences On Social Media...

on January 26, 2019 by

Using social media does not appear to reduce feelings of loneliness. In fact, it can make you feel more lonely

Millennials’ Depression Rise With...

on January 26, 2019 by

Millennials struggling with depression aren’t being helped by their use of  social media

Teen Popularity

on January 17, 2019 by

How to help teens handle popularity and social media

Screen Time Study Shows Differences In...

on December 28, 2018 by

Some children who spent more time on smartphones and other devices exhibited a different brain pattern than kids with less screen time

Parents Warned Of Teen Online Sextortion...

on December 26, 2018 by

A FBI report concluded that sextortion is a major, if not underlying, factor for child victims committing suicide

Depression In Adolescents And Young...

on December 25, 2018 by

Are phones and social media to blame?