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AAP Reports on the Impact of Social Media on Young People and Families

posted 8 Apr 2011, 13:54 by Damian Wood   [ updated 8 Apr 2011, 14:06 ]


The April issue of Pediatrics contains a report from the AAP on the Impact of Social Media on Children, Adolescents and Families. The report summarises social media use by teenagers along with the benefits and risks as well as a discussion of privacy concerns, the influence of advertising and the role of paediatricians.