Teens in marginalized groups—including LGBTQ teens and teens struggling with mental health issues—can find support and friendship through use of social media. When teens connect with small groups of supportive teens via social media, those connections can be the difference between living in isolation and finding support.
Jul 30, · Through social media, teens are developing a sense of who they are and where they fit into their community and the world. Benefits. Teens use social media to stay connected with their friends, meet new friends, share photos, play games, blog, do homework, and promote causes they believe in.
Jul 12, · While social media has the potential to influence teenagers in good ways, it's important for parents to be aware of who their teens are interacting with online, says Lauren Sherman, lead author of Author: Susie East, For CNN.
Nov 24, · In Rosh Hodesh and Shevet Achim, our teen participants have the opportunity to figure out for themselves what is—or isn’t—okay to share on social media, guided by Jewish texts and a trained adult group leader.