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Dangerous Social Media Challenges

Ever had that moment where you want to ask your teen, “What were you thinking?!?” As teens take the journey of becoming independent adults, exploring their limits and abilities is part of developing their identities. Risk-taking is an important way for teenagers to learn about themselves, and it’s a normal rite of passage. Some reasons that teens take risks include:

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Do you know what Social Media your teen is using?

Many parents know that it’s important to monitor their teen’s use of social media, so they get a Facebook account and friend their child. Unfortunately, that’s not enough. A recent survey from Piper Jaffray suggests that while Facebook remains the number one social network, its popularity among teens is declining. Only 33% of teenagers consider Facebook the most important social

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