The modern technology without the doubt has equipped the young generation with the contemporary cell phones, tablets and pads and others devices connected to the internet. They use the modern devices and machines for having a fun. To chit chat, to deliver text messages, share videos, to make calls and so much fun loving activities for spending quality time, wasting of time and remotely sharing their views and thoughts with their friends.
However, when it comes to deal with the pressure of using social media apps, preteens and children are “ill-equipped” and on the other side parents are lacking with the interest to teach children’s about their emotional impact to the moment the transition period has just started to secondary school, children commissioner has said that.
Preteens face an avalanche of pressure
The young children under the age of 13 usually face a tremendous amount of pressure and anxiety over the online image via instant messaging apps that are developed for their age, a key study stated that.
A report has been published in “The Life in Like” on Thursday that has a viewpoint and has informed the companies that are running the largest social media platforms that they should not allow young preteens to visit their apps.
However, the report has been also urged parents to teach the children about digital literacy and online resilience lessons.
What “Life In Likes study has its key findings
The study has found that social media usage between the kids within the age of 9 and 10 have different compare the children between the age of 12 and 13, the children’s Commissioner Anne Long field said that.
The social messaging apps and other apps provide fun to kids under the age of 13 such as playing games at the age of they enter in their primary school education. However, they further got their interest in playing augmented reality games. Peer pressure is the phenomenon that turns or urges preteens to use the social media for social media interaction on regular basis and within this exercise; they trapped by the online predators such as cyber bullies, stalkers, sexual predators and also got their interest in the carnal content.