Instead of discouraging youth in our use of the Internet, I think people should start encouraging us to use it for the right reasons instead of the wrong ones.
My real issue is that, schools make these decisions regarding public expression on the Internet and what you can and can not say without truly being informed on the ideals & culture of the Internet.
I believe that young girls need to learn how to perceive and react to social media, pop culture and entertainment in a more positive way. This isn't taught in schools, and I highly doubt that our parents can honestly understand social media to understand its effects.
When the devil comes and entices you to shut down all the computers in your house, let the angel whisper truth, "Help your student understand the consequences of the decisions they make online." After all, it's the world they'll live in for the rest of their lives.
If we heed the headlines of media accounts about how kids are using social media today, there is certainly cause for worry about how they are using the growing number of hours that they are online.
It's not Disney's job to teach my child that there is more to life than marrying a prince, despite how aggressively all major media outlets promoted that notion during the Royal Wedding. It's my job to be aware of what she is watching.
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"Everybody knows that what you write is public, but because there's a screen in front of you, you feel somewhat anonymous