SOCIAL NETWORKING<br />Pro’s and Con’s<br />
Technology and Teens<br />    Teens today have access to many ways in which to communicate that were nonexistent when I wa...
Texting<br />
IM’s / CHATand EMAILS<br />
Pro’s and Con’s of Social Networking Sites<br />PRO’S<br />Sharing of information and collaboration<br />Connect with frie...
Statistics<br />The Pew Internet Project reports that the most popular online activity for teens is Social Networking<br /...
Most PopularBased on a comparison study<br />#1.  <br />     A website called Top Ten Reviews compared the top social netw...
The Future<br />    I think Social Networking sites are here to stay. Their benefits far outweigh the negatives and they h...
BIBLIOGRAPHY<br /> <br />http://www.squidoo.com/pros-and-cons-of-social-networking-sites#module10351501<br />http://social...
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Social Networking Pro's and Con's

  1. 1. SOCIAL NETWORKING<br />Pro’s and Con’s<br />
  2. 2. Technology and Teens<br /> Teens today have access to many ways in which to communicate that were nonexistent when I was a child.<br /> Email<br /> Texting<br /> IM’s/Chat<br /> Social Networking sites<br />
  3. 3. Texting<br />
  4. 4. IM’s / CHATand EMAILS<br />
  5. 5. Pro’s and Con’s of Social Networking Sites<br />PRO’S<br />Sharing of information and collaboration<br />Connect with friends and family/develop new friendships and maintain old ones<br />Social change<br />Creativity<br />CON’S <br />More time online<br />Cyber bullying<br />Vulnerable to fraud<br />Vulnerable to Predators<br />Social Isolation<br />
  6. 6. Statistics<br />The Pew Internet Project reports that the most popular online activity for teens is Social Networking<br /> 93% of teens aged 12-17 use the internet<br /> 55% of these teens use social networking sites<br />Based on study by the Pew Research Project<br />
  7. 7. Most PopularBased on a comparison study<br />#1. <br /> A website called Top Ten Reviews compared the top social networking sites. They were compared based on criteria such as Security, Profiles, Help/Support and ranked from Poor to Excellent. Facebook received an Overall rank of Excellent<br />#2. <br />
  8. 8. The Future<br /> I think Social Networking sites are here to stay. Their benefits far outweigh the negatives and they have become a part of everyday communication in many peoples lives. Ultimately the responsibility of using this technology safely relies on the consumer and parents must teach their children and teens how to use these sites properly.<br />
  9. 9. BIBLIOGRAPHY<br /> <br />http://www.squidoo.com/pros-and-cons-of-social-networking-sites#module10351501<br />http://socialnetworking.procon.org/<br />http://www.life123.com/parenting/tweens-teens/social-networking/issues-with-teens-and-social-networking.shtml<br />http://www.2facts.com.lesley.ezproxy.blackboard.com/icof_story.aspx?PIN=i1100310&term=social+networking#i1100310_1<br />http://social-networking-websites-review.toptenreviews.com/<br />

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