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Right Now: Teens and Tech

Instagram and Facebook phone apps, Photo Date: September 28, 2016 / Photo: Pixabay / (MGN)
Instagram and Facebook phone apps, Photo Date: September 28, 2016 / Photo: Pixabay / (MGN)
Published: May. 13, 2019 at 7:11 PM CDT
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Does your kid have their own cell phone? Do they connect with their friends online more than in person? Have they ever been bullied online?

Social media is a significant part of American culture, especially for the younger generations. Tech and social media can lead teens to be antisocial, anxious, depressed or even suicidal.

All week on Right Now with Michael Schwanke, we're discussing ways parents can help teens use technology without letting it overwhelm them. We'll add videos throughout the week, and you can watch daily at 6:30 PM on the KSCW.

For information on the

Wait Until 8th

campaign,

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For information from the

National Sleep Foundation

on screen time causing problems before bed,

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To read the study from the

Association for Psychological Science

disputing the effects of screen time before bed,

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