How it Works: Once the Snapchat application is downloaded from the App Store or from Google Play, the user registers and sets a password.
How parents talk with their kids and teens will vary slightly by age depending on the topic being discussed.
These tips will help you start that journey with your family.
While today’s tweens and teens may be more digitally savvy than their parents, their lack of maturity and life experience can quickly get them into trouble with these new social venues.
For this reason, it is imperative that parents talk with their children of all ages about social media and monitor their online social media use to help them navigate this new online social world.
In this July 24, 2013 file photo, New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner leaves his apartment building in New York.
Weiner has acknowledged he communicated online with a girl who accused him of sending sexually explicit messages, but he said he's also been the subject of a hoax, Wednesday, Sept. In this July 24, 2013 file photo, New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner leaves his apartment building in New York. attorney for the Western District of North Carolina in Charlotte, has "begun investigative efforts," a spokeswoman said.
Today’s teens and tweens are connected to one another, and to the world, via digital technology more than any previous generation.
Recent data suggests that social media venues like Facebook and Twitter have surpassed e-mail as the preferred method of communication in all age groups.
The emotional pain it causes can be enormous for the child in the picture as well as the sender and receiver--often with legal implications.