The Effects of Social Media on Children

Tobbi Dyer

Abstract


Social media and smartphones have become a part of our daily lives, and the Internet is being accessed by children at younger and younger ages. This can’t help but influence them in significant ways. While we as a society tend to focus on the negative effects on children, this paper also explores various positive effects and discusses how those benefits can be enhanced while minimizing possible unwanted outcomes.


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Children, social media; smartphones; cyberbullying; connections

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5931/djim.v14i0.7855

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