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WHO AM I

About the Author


My name is Marisa Rodriguez and I was
born and raised in California and moved
to Utah last year in 2016. I currently
attend Salt Lake Community College and
I am majoring in Psychology. At this
Ultimately, the best way to know what is moment I am full-filling my
going on with your child is for them to tell you requirements for my Associates degree
what is going on, -
Skyler Hawk (qtd. in Weir) by taking an English 2010 course. In my
class we are doing a project on an issue
we are interested in and the topic of my
HOW TO HELP: choice was social media. I picked a group
and we decided to focus on the negative
effects that social media has on
Have an ongoing, open and honest
children/adolescents. I hope our
conversation about your childs social
findings help you protect your kids from
media use.
social media.
Set ground rules:
NO sexting Contact Information HOW TO
NO cyberbullying
Clarify when they can use
Phone: (805)709-2612
Email: mrodr161@bruinmail.slcc.edu
PROTECT
it and when they cant
YOUR KIDS
Talk about exactly why youre
worried for their safety, using HOW TO PROTECT FROM SOCIAL
concrete examples, and be clear
about how you will be supervising
YOUR KIDS FROM
SOCIAL MEDIA MEDIA
them West Jordan, UT
84088
Salt Lake Community
College: Jordan By: Marisa Rodriguez
Campus
WHY DONT
MONITORING APPS
WORK?
Kids view their parents as too
When parents snoop, they show mistrust
- Sandra Petroni (qtd in Weir). controlling and the trust can be
broken and it can cause problems.

WHAT DOESNT
WORK: You create greater danger than whats
Larmey Tunsil dropped 3rd to 13th in NFL
pick due to a video that had resurfaced the
Placing a monitoring system app on out there online when you try to control
night before drafts losing millions in the
process. (abc news). your childs phone. every single aspect of a teenagers life,
TeenSafe and Qustodio are examples to track where they are and take their
WHAT IS THE and these apps allow parents to phones and read their texts Yalda
discreetly monitor their teen's texts,
PROBLEM WITH phone calls, social media interactions,
Uhls (qtd in Thompson).
phone location, and more can cause
SOCIAL MEDIA? major problems.
WHAT PROBLEMS DOES IT CREATE?
Parents nor Children do not realize
the negative impacts of their choices It creates a teen who is more:
on social media.
Defiant
Inappropriate content can be
posted and taken offensively Secretive
Rebellious
Content posted online is there
forever WHAT DO TEENS NEED?
The cost of a post could end a Some privacy
career, expel a student, hurt a
Independence
companys image and assist in
someone suicide Learn how to individuate