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Children Under 13 Should Not Be Allowed on Social Media, and Here’s Why

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I'm really happy that Bright Side reflected this issue.
These days, kids below 13 are more mature than us(13+). I'm 14 and I've seen that most of the students in our class are active in toxic Social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter and Tik Tok. It's really sad to see the people with whom we played in the open grounds before being different after the entry of social media??
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I don't think they are more mature, but they certainly are less innocent.
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Can't find the comment? Ask your mom.
Yeah I also think the same as I’m also a teenager and I’ve been cyber bullied for uploading a picture of me in a dog filter but they’re thousands of girls doing the same and getting millions of likes
This shows the double standard which exists in this word
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same i am also 14 but not everyone is same i started Instagram at 11 but it just helped me to get more knowledge and information time to time and i would say that it is useful?
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I don't want to be one of these people who hate social media and talk how bad the kids are, how bad the gadgets are... but I have to agree. I've decided quite a long time ago that I won't let my kids to have any social media accounts until they're about 14. Also I think I'll only allow Internet for studies only. I'm 21. I'm super not proud of myself for this desicion and for being "strict"in this sense. But I do think it's not good or healthy for kids. I've been having social media accounts myself since I was 9. I don't think it's a good environment. Ugh I'm so lame!
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I am so proud of you for thinking and caring about your future children. I started using social media when I was 13 and it really hurted me most that I have anxiety disorder. I am 19 and I agree with you, but now I know how to use social medias and not to be on it for 24/7.
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Thank you! :)
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If you have a teen with a smart phone, and you leave your credit card where the teen can take a pic of it, you are not a very smart parent.
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Bright Side has done a very good job in writing this article on this issue

Teenagers these days have started to act more mature than they’re expected to be thanks to the entry of social media as a result of which they have become more ostentatious and every now and then I listen to them cussing every now and then as it is the symbol of being cool
They are becoming the victims of the bad effects of social media and they suffer from chronic disorders later in their life
And the so called influencers are doing terrible job in imposing the criteria of getting likes on social media and becoming an overnight sensation on their minds thus generating fake ness in social media
And I hate TikTok as those trends are useless and I’ve seen them and thank god this app is banned in our country ie India. Also I’ve been ridiculed for not having an account in any of the social media platforms
Social media is good but its important to save our generation before its too late because sooner they’ll not be normal humans anymore and morph into moronic people and parents have to become more responsible on the teenagers who squander their time on social media
Bye
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Hey Bright Side
Can you please upload a video on this issue in your YouTube channel ?
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Yeah
Even i would like to watch it
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We’re eagerly waiting
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13 is too young. No one under the age of 18 should even have a cell phone, except a flip phone for emergencies.
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