Being parents if you ask even your own kids and teens that how social media or digital world are affecting their lives, am sure they will side with Rosen. Raising generation tech is reportedly feel closer to their friends online and of real–life just because of the digital revolution that enables to connect with the wide variety of the people having quite common interests. However, despite the generation is in love with their digital lives, yet we cannot answer the looming question about their long-term engagement with the digital world and about their digital habits. We may have to work harder and harder for further few years the good and the bad and scary effects of the digital life of our children and its effects on their health. In the meantime, it may be a reasonable viewpoint to say that young kids and teen are affected positively and some negatively. But!
Some circles digital lives of children have got pretty bad rap
The contemporary smartphones, online video games, movies, television, and cyberspace can be blamed fully for childhood obesity, ADD/ADHD to sleep disorders, classroom temper tantrums, teen’s sexual behaviors, sexting, watching porn and blind dates. On the other hand, the digital world of the children has its positive side too: providing a cell phone device to your children in hand along with the mama’s number on speed–dial put parent’s worries to rest. Young kids and teens are dictated to do their homework on computer machines and they do research for their studies sitting in the libraries.
Believe it or not! Digital life of children has migrated playground to digital ones
Yeah! It’s a bitter truth whether you like it or not being parents, most of the social development of your kids and teens that usually grow in schools or in neighborhoods have migrated to the instant messaging apps and website walls such as Facebook, Yahoo, Line, Vine, Tinder, WhatsApp, Snapchat and plenty of others alike in the form of text messages, chat conversations, audio and video conversations, shared media such as photos and videos, news feeds and Voice messages. “News headlines groan the loss of a “real human connection” while most of the other happy to have opportunities for communication and digital connectivity provided by the digital world and media.
“The subject is debatable and a number of people in this debate has very strong opinions, Daren Janzen, a psychologist at OHSU’s Doernbecher Children’s hospital said that. “We should not scare from the technology, but on the other hands we should think wisely and have to decide how our kids and teens should interact with it”, he further added that.
Parents involved too in thumbs exercises
Who you blame! When background media use–that is parents have become obsessed with the media and digital world and remain distracted from interacting with the children. It is one of the most serious issues and difficult and hectic job for parents of the children who would rather go for an exercise of their thumbs on social messaging apps, video games and in IM’s calls. “The generation tech is the victim of obesity and plenty of health issues due to use of excessive texting on smartphones technology and remains isolated in their digital lives. So, the health’s experts encourage parents to spend most of the time with their children in a conversation and make their children for free playschool, person to person social interaction and for physical exercises.