The Effects of Social Media on Your Kids’ Self Image

Studies show that too much time on social media has negative impacts on the self-esteem of teens and tweens.

The More Time Kids Spend on Social Media, the Worse the Effects Will Be

1. Mental health concerns

2. Inappropriate sexual activity

Teen girl using her phone

3. Cyberbullying

Girls Are More Likely To Be Bullied Online Than Boys

Teens taking a selfie

The Selfie Culture Isn’t Helping

What Parents Can Do To Prevent Negative Impacts of Social Media on Kids

Model Good Social Media Behavior

Inspire a Positive Self-Image at Home

Create an Environment for Open Conversation

Mom and son hugging each other

Limit the Time Your Kids Are on Social Media Apps