With additional freedom and independence coupled with the emergence of social media offered to teens, learning social responsibility at an early age can shape the course of a teen's social life.
Powered By ME!SM wants to help parents and teens understand the benefits of monitoring teens' social media accounts while still offering to give their teens a sense of privacy.
Socially responsible teens are more likely to refrain from cyber bullying and less likely to engage in other behaviors that ostracize their peers, even if everyone else chooses to engage in this behavior.
Stay tuned for more information and how you can be a positive member of society!
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#Being Thirteen: Inside the Secret World of Teens
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Teens and Social Media:
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Enough is Enough: Internet Safety 101
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Common Sense Media:
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