First there was the silverback gorilla shot and killed at an Ohio zoo when a toddler fell in his enclosure. The video went viral across social media.
Welcome to the Coping Toolkit article on strategies to assist you to manage your teenager's social media use. This is the much shorter and user-friendly version of The One About Teenagers and the Internet. Please add comments regarding any other strategies that have worked for you!
Well this article has been a long time coming, mainly because there is so much research out there on this topic (27,000 Google Scholar articles with the word Facebook in the title!) not to mention all of the conflicting information. I'd like to propose that we look at this article as a starting point in the conversation, with the view of being guided by your comments towards which aspects we might explore next (don't be shy!).
Here are some of the books we are reading, APPs we are using, websites we are visiting. These lists will never be complete and will be forever changing.
Why not let us know all of your recommendations too and we can share them with our readers.