Digital World

Pew Research Center – Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018

Lots of articles on specific topics.

Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. We do not take policy positions.


Child Mind Institute – How Using Social Media Affects Teenagers

How social media can affect relationships and relationship skills, cyber-bullying, the imposter syndrome, stalking and being ignored, advice for parents.

About.  The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most.


VeryWell Family – Surprising Ways Your Teen Benefits From Social Media:  More Than a Vehicle for Cyberbullying

Focus on the benefits of social media for teenagers.

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The Washington Post – Five ways social media can be good for teens

Benefits of social media.


WebWise – Social Networking Advice for Teenagers

The basics.

About.  Webwise is the Irish Internet Safety Awareness Centre which is co-funded by the Department of Education and Skills and is co-financed by the European Union’s Connecting Europe Facility.


American University 5 Ways to Reflect the Best You and Stay Safe on Social Media

5 tips from the college perspective – relevant for high school.