Benefits of Social Media
There are several potential benefits of social media: socialization and communication, enhanced learning opportunities, useful health and sexuality information, self-expression and creativity, cross-cultural communication and involvement in civic issues and causes.
Marta Martinez-Hasty, LCSW, Director of Project Gold at Kristi House, considers Internet helps children and teenager to express themselves or learn about political issue.
She believes it is great the accessibility to technology, information and figuring out for themselves how to be independent and do things on their own. Internet has great benefits for teenagers, she affirms.
The expert advises parents to try to allow their children to understand what the reliable resources are.