What Every Parent Should Know about Social Media

What’s Going On?!

This week I had the privilege of spending an evening with parents and pastors, presenting what is going on in the world of social media. I wish you could have been there! I guess the next best thing would be receiving my notes from the session so here 4 of the highlights and a link to download my notes.

Consequences of Constant Connection

24% of Teens age 13-17

are almost constantly on line, says a new Pew Study on teens social media and technology. The constantly connected teens seem fairly normal, though. Maybe they’re a little more moody, distracted and less sociable but what are some of the real consequences of this behavior and what can we do about it?

3 Ways to Win the Social Media War

They’re everywhere.

In fact you are probably using one to read this blog.  Smartphones.  They’re the gateway to social media that make it available 24/7.  In fact you might have found your way to this blog through one of our social media avenues of Twitter or Facebook.

Last week I wrote about a study on teenagers use of social media and shared 4 key findings.  This is blog is about the “SO WHAT” question.  Now that we know this data, what do we do?

Here are three ways you can win the social media war.