If you had to name the top 5 most popular social media networks of all time, Instagram and Twitter would make that list. These two platforms are fun, interactive, allow creativity and can help people stay connected to each other and the world around them. So what’s the big deal? Why, as parents, do we need to stay informed on these “seemingly” innocent apps?
As you read this blog, you may perceive that we have a negative bent towards these two social platforms. But please understand our heart: Instagram and Twitter are not bad in and of themselves. In fact, as you’ll read below, they can be positive, useful tools to enhance your kid’s social life. But similar to how good things can become bad things if misused, these two social media networks CAN become destructive in your child’s life if they use them unwisely.
Settings for these networks can feel overwhelming so be sure to download our free guide with step by step instructions for all social networks including Instagram and Twitter.
We highly recommend Disney’s CIRCLE for you parents who want to have a peace of mind while your kid is using home WiFi.
Social media and kids is a hot topic and you alone can make the decision on what apps you will allow your child to use. It’s our goal to give you the information to make an informed decision.