Twitter is a giant among social networks. The ease of use and rapid-fire element makes it a handy communication tool for anyone who wants to keep in touch with friends or associates. But while Twitter can be a great place to hang out online, the site has an anything-goes nature that makes it a potential threat to teens and younger children. When it comes to Internet safety for kids, popular social media channels like this need to be part of the conversation. The following tips should be enforced by parents who want to make sure their children are as safe as possible when socializing on Twitter.
15 Year Old Says Teens Are Abandoning Twitter: Where's the Proof?
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Everything about Twitter is looking up these days, except for a few pesky uptime issues of course. As it turns out, the question itself is flawed. Almost as quickly as it came out, a number of bloggers, including Danah Boyd , debunked the study for charting the age group 2 — 24 and yet drawing conclusions about teens, noting there are not too many 2-year-olds on Twitter. The bottom line: Twitter actually skews more teen than the average site, and much more teen than Facebook. Similarly, the teens who visit Twitter do so 5. But, there is a lot more to the story than widespread misinterpretation of data.
Internet Safety on Twitter
F or year-old Mary Amanuel, from London, it happened in Tesco. That deterred me from using it. It is widely believed that young people are hopelessly devoted to social media. Teenagers, according to this stereotype, tweet, gram, Snap and scroll. But for every young person hunched over a screen, there are others for whom social media no longer holds such an allure.
Eight in ten online teens use some kind of social media. However, the gap is now only due to adults ages 50 and older. When we ask a standalone question about Twitter use, there is consistently a group of users who say they are not users of social networking sites, but they do use Twitter.