Instagram and Twitter…Things You May Not Have Known

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.

That’s what this post is all about: keeping you informed on all things Instagram and Twitter so you can help your kid make wiser choices while using them. We hope you find the following content helpful!
Instagram and Twitter-Things you need to know

 

Setting to check on your phone

Settings 

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.

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Final Thoughts

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.