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Should children be allowed on social media?
Should children be allowed on social media
Any given child's friends are likely on social media. If one child isn't, then they could be treated as an outsider.
There is nothing wrong with children learning to navigate the waters of something that has become a major part of our social communications, as long as their parents take the time to supervise them while they do so.
Children can boost their confidence and self esteem by sharing pictures of themselves and their friends.
A dedicated platform for children, with appropriate parental controls and use restrictions, could provide all the benefits of social media while mitigating the risks.
Children can express their personalities online.
Social media is
Spending too much time on social media can cause depression and even
drive people to suicide
. This is especially a problem with children, who are more vulnerable than adults and can be more easily influenced.
Children should not be subjected to seeing some of the things that come up on social media.
Children should not be able to talk to anybody in the world
Children could get bullied for things they post.
Children could meet up with people they don't know.
Should children be exposed to violence?
Has Social Media Been Good For Humanity?
Is there a social media bias?