Teens, young adults still need guidance with social media
February 25, 2021
It has long been the mantra of parenting gurus for adults to monitor social media posts for the children in their lives and have access to their phones. It was for their own protection, to keep them safe from child predators and the like. As the student got older and developed perception, the basic advice was the oversight could be gradually decreased as the child approached adulthood.
But recent events have opened that advice to re-examination.
One event was the overdose death of the 16-year-old son of a prominent California doctor who gives medical advice on national radio and television...