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Should children be allowed on social media?
Children can boost their confidence and self esteem by sharing pictures of themselves and their friends.
in self-esteem development for young children.
They can communicate with friends and family easily.
This is potentially dangerous for the child's safety if they are not conversant enough on internet privacy.
Social media gives a
false representation of reality
. Children would not be able to 'express their personality', but rather develop an online persona, whilst battling with every other child doing the same. This has proven negative repercussions on self esteem.