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When Social Media Is Too Much, Some Teens Tune Out

Teens are taking temporary breaks from social media to avoid burnout

21.1.2020

Teens are taking temporary breaks from social media to avoid burnout

While high-schoolers generally agree that social media is key to keeping up with their friends, many also admit that they need a break from the drama. In the latest stop in our nationwide tour, teens explain how they cope with burnout.

Julie.Jargon@wsj.com Jan. 21, 2020 5:30 am ET We often picture today’s teens as social-media zombies, staring at their phones 24/7 and lashing out when they can’t have their Instagram fix. But the truth is more complicated: While they depend on social media to keep up with friends, it does have a tendency to overwhelm them, and they know it. When I spoke to four students at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif., as part of my nationwide teen listening tour, they told me they make conscious choices about who they share things with on social media, how they manage... To Read the Full Story Read more: The Wall Street Journal

I quit Facebook for the same reason. We will be showing the documentary “Like” with a discussion following. occregister latimes juliejargon That's great....they can go vape to chill ‘Social Media’ as we know it today was a great first attempt at connecting us. Now that we’re 15 years in, the side effects are well documented. At Laila, we’ve created a social assistant that tells you which of your friends are available and suggests things to do in real life.

This is the price of drawing attention, wasting time on useless issues like posting things that generate a lot of comments or likes 🙃 Yes to periodically taking a short social media break especially from Facebook where I now select who sees my posts. I enjoy the FB groups. Members are more supportive and less on the dramatics.

So do grownups! Yaa true, i recently uninstalled instagram and its been fun since then. lol Go out and throw a ball around put the phones down. OMG! God forbid teens burn out of social media!

Are Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Sending a Hidden Message in Their Social Media Post?Are Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Sending a Hidden Message in Their Social Media Post? (via JustJared) JustJared I think they are really wasting my time JustJared Idk r they human? With feelings and emotion Do they even handle their own pages Stay tuned, 1 snoops finding clues JustJared Enough of these people already!!!!!! 😕🤦🏽

Smart! Good for them Just deleted Facebook and Tinder. Feels like a weight off my shoulders I don't let trolls on social media get to me. I report and block, then move on. Turning of my phone for hours each day is AMAZING Adults should do the same

The British Palace Is Hiring a Social Media ManagerTime to put your social media skills to the test.

The British Palace Is Hiring a Social Media ManagerYou'd be working from the Tower of London.

Don’t Post An MLK Quote On Social Media Unless You’re Truly Anti-RacistDon’t limit yourself to acknowledging Dr. King during a single weekend in January. The left calls people who dont agree with them as racist. So stop abusing that word and then maybe people would take you seriously 👍🏻

Biden and Sanders Clash Over Social SecurityJoseph R. Biden Jr. and advisers to the Sanders campaign exchanged sharp accusations over his record as the two presidential candidates chased an overlapping slice of blue-collar voters. Joe Biden is a Republican He is accusing Bernie of lying? The Sanders campaign has fully embraced Trumpian tactics. Disgusting.

Presidential hopeful Sanders renews attack on rival Biden's Social Security recordU.S. Senator Bernie Sanders doubled down on criticism of former Vice President J... You mean the media pretending that the video was doctored didn't work? 👉👌🤣🤣🤣🤣 Give it a rest, Bernie -- you making mountains out of molehills.



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