How To Safely Navigate Social Media
Offers tips about social media safety for people with IDD
* Published on October 13, 2020
During this period of social distancing, teens will spend increased time on their devices (e.g., computer, phone, tablet) engaging with people and information on social media. Social media entails websites or applications (apps) that allow people to share and consume content quickly and in real time.
Your teen may be using the following applications:
- Facebook or Facebook watch
- Zoom or Google meets
- Gaming Platforms (e.g., Twitch)
Teens may be exposed to new platforms during the school closure, such as Periscope, Mixer and Caffeine (online gaming).