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Should children be allowed on social media?
Children can express their personalities online.
Different sites give the opportunity to show creative sides - like fanworks and art - while others are more to share information on day to day life. All of these things are deeply valuable to children who are learning who they are.
Children can share their opinions and views on the world.
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.