All over the world, teens are constantly refreshing their social media feeds, liking new posts on Instagram and sending Snapchats to their friends. However, social media can also negatively affect one’s social life and well-being, according to Smart Social, a website that helps parents and kids keep a positive attitude on social media.
Cyberbullying is becoming a serious issue on social media, according to the Associated Press news organization. Teens have been harassed, threatened or embarrassed on popular platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat. The average age of social media users is 18-24, according to Statista, a statistics website.