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Teens Social Media Use

How Long Can Teens Live Without Social Media?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 05.17.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Let's face it, our teens live in a new world which most of us absolutely and without a doubt did not grow up in. Our teens live in one world where they are in face-to-face contact with others as well as in living a virtual world with others.

Caught Your Kid Sexting, Now What?

Rachel Busman, PsyD | Posted 03.26.2014 | Parents
Rachel Busman, PsyD

You want your tone to be open and concerned -- not angry and blaming, or shocked and horrified. And you don't want to start out by slapping on a bunch of restrictions. Social media may not seem important to you, but it can seem like life or death to teenagers.

7 Of Your Biggest, Most Cringe-Worthy Twitter Pet Peeves

Posted 01.25.2014 | Teen

This week, HuffPost Teen readers sounded off on some of their biggest, most obnoxious and totally cringe-worthy Twitter pet peeves. Read seven of thei...

Introducing Your Children to Social Media, the Expert's View

Tony Loftis | Posted 06.15.2013 | Parents
Tony Loftis

"I gave my kids access to email at relatively young ages. I wanted them to learn while they still listened to me."

The Key to Digital Teen Safety: Parental Engagement

Tony Loftis | Posted 06.02.2013 | Parents
Tony Loftis

I spoke with Tim Woda looking for his advice on how to keep children safe growing up in the digital age. We also spoke about parent engagement, getting parents to understand that it's okay to monitor their children's online conversations with friends. Our parents did it. We can as well.