Parents, the latest revelations about how social media algorithms work are among the many reasons that tweens and teens need to know the facts about social media and the many effects it may be having on them, from body image issues to being actively recruited by white supremacist groups.
"Just Say No" is simply not enough in an age where most kids know how to get around restrictions on social media use. Instead, let your kids know the truth about misinformation, disinformation, manipulation, and social media use by sharing these resources with them. Even if our specific vulnerabilities vary depending on what age we are, we are all in this together.
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