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July 24, 2012Net Nanny for Android 2.0
Jun 01, 2015
“Social media is bad for children” according to the majority of parents; however a group of doctors disbanded this idea at a recent conference.
Keynote speaker, Dr. Mega Subramaniam, and panelists Dr. Janine Francolini, Dr. Scott Gaynor, and Dr. Orit Goldhammer all have backgrounds in education working with children. All of them unanimously agreed that the benefits of social media outweigh the negative- if used properly.
Social media can be overwhelming to parents as it is ever changing, but the convention "Just a Click Away! How Social Media Influences our Children's Social Development" was dedicated to simplifying it for parents. Social media can be complicated. There isn’t one solution- and in this case, abstinence is NOT the key.
Here are some simple principles, concepts, and helpful tips that were shared at the seminar: