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4-H Program Creates Positive Social Media Atmosphere for Kids

Volunteer leader helping young girl

 AUBURN, Ala. — The influence social media has on adolescents has become a prominent subject in recent years. This group of adolescents is not only developmentally vulnerable, but today’s youth make up the largest user base on social networking sites. According to a report by Common Sense Media, 75 percent of teenagers in America currently have profiles on social networks. Sixty-eight percent ... Read More »

Social Media and Young People–Preventing Negative Effects

Imagine a dinner table surrounded by a family of five in the 1950’s, 60’s or even the 90’s. It includes every family member sharing stories, life lessons and laughter. Now imagine a dinner table in this decade. It is spread out, less interested, and some if not all members are participating in activities through a media outlet. Media has changed ... Read More »