It’s a plus for people who are bored and looking to start up conversations with others, but on the downside, it encourages teens to talk to strangers which obviously poses safety risks. These short videos continue to play in a continuous loop.Teens can scroll through friends’ vines to view their latest clips.Instagram is a social networking site that allows users to share photos and short videos.
Today's teens spend a whopping 7 1/2 hours each day in front of a screen, according to a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Much of that time is spent chatting with friends on social networking sites.
It's important to educate yourself about which social media sites your teen is using so you can establish clear rules and guidelines to keep your teen safe.
Teens who don't understand the dangers of social networking may experience serious consequences, ranging from cyberbullying to victimization from sexual predators.
Here are the top 10 most popular networking sites today's teens are using: We Chat originated in China but has quickly spread to teens all over the globe.
We Chat allows teens to connect with people who are located within a close geographical area.
One unique feature of We Chat is that teens can shake their smartphones and connect with other people who are also shaking their phones. Often, a series of pictures are used to create a short video.
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