Social Media

With advanced technology, social media has changed the way youth communicate and socialize with each other.  Communication with youth is important to keep them and their information safe online. Caregivers can limit the amount of time children spend on the internet and control what sites can be visible through setting parental controls.

How Using Social Media Affects Teenagers

Experts say kids are growing up with more anxiety and less self-esteem.

Teaching Kids to Be Smart About Social Media

There are plenty of good things about social media — but also many risks and things kids and teens should avoid.

Social Networking and Children

From the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

CommonSenseMedia.org

Learn about the latest apps and websites, and get tips on talking to your kids about sharing, posting, and avoiding digital drama.

Parent Forum Information for Internet Safety

From the City of Bismarck Police Department