Notice: Payments for answers will end 4/10/2017. Click for more info.
You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
Q: How can teenagers prevent themselves from being manipulated by the social media
A: Teenagers can prevent themselves from being manipulated by social media by being educated about how marketing works and making sure that they double check what they see and read instead of just believing it. [ [ Don't jump to conclusions, investigate to make sure that it's actually true instead of just taking it for granted or sharing it with others. ]
Expert answered|boyutut|Points 20|
Question
Asked 2/14/2013 11:13:52 PM
Updated 2/28/2013 12:19:01 AM
1 Answer/Comment
Get an answer
New answers
Rating
0
Teenagers can prevent themselves from being manipulated by the social media by simply listening to their parents advices regarding the proper use of the social media.
This is not to say that all teens are in danger online, but understanding ways to help your teen protect themselves is the key to preventing further victimization.

1. Set clear, consistent rules with your teen around the use of technology. It's also important to talk with your teen about the consequences of sexting.

2. Get familiar with technology. If your teen is using it, so should you. Make sure you understand concepts like email, texting, IMing, gaming, social networking, cell phone and web cameras.

3. Ask your teen about Facebook and MySpace. While Facebook has tried to make it easier to set your teen's privacy settings, many people still have personal date exposed and don't even know it.

4. Set clear boundaries about what your teen may and may not do with their cell phones. This includes monitoring the amount of time your child spends on social networking sites and when they use the sites.
Added 2/28/2013 12:19:01 AM
Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
26,995,965 questions answered
*
Get answers from Weegy and a team of really smart lives experts.
Popular Conversations
True or false? Stress has an effect on every system of the body.
Weegy: what is the question?
6/14/2018 12:05:59 PM| 2 Answers
What's 3 * 4
Weegy: Synonyms for the word "say" which are bigger in length and in impact, are communicate, ...
6/16/2018 8:51:59 PM| 2 Answers
S
L
Points 240 [Total 258] Ratings 0 Comments 170 Invitations 7 Offline
S
L
Points 130 [Total 130] Ratings 0 Comments 130 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
R
Points 105 [Total 256] Ratings 1 Comments 5 Invitations 9 Offline
S
R
L
R
P
R
P
R
Points 66 [Total 734] Ratings 0 Comments 6 Invitations 6 Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
P
R
P
R
P
R
P
P
Points 62 [Total 13329] Ratings 0 Comments 62 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
1
R
Points 34 [Total 1450] Ratings 2 Comments 14 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 20 [Total 20] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 1 Offline
S
L
Points 10 [Total 187] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 13] Ratings 0 Comments 10 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 1 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.