For example, users who search for certain trigger keywords (such as #suicide, #cutting, or #pro-ana (i.e., “pro-anorexia”)) via Tumblr are directed to specific local and national organizations positioned to provide them help – even anonymously – if that user desires.
Started in 2005, Post Secret is an ongoing art project that allows people to anonymously send their secrets to a specified address using only a postcard.
You Tube has ranked as the second-most popular website behind Google for years, and in our most recent study, 41% of teens upload videos to the site on a weekly basis.
Because of the large quantity and variety of content and creators, You Tube remains an innovative way for youth to reflect on their emotional and mental health against the backdrop of others who share similar experiences through the videos they upload.
Everybody wants the ability to introduce themselves to someone they find attractive. We have “approach anxiety” so deeply rooted that no one else can help us conquer it. Pick 1 or 2 that you think are doable but still challenging.
Because the only proven way to crush our fears are through our own experiences. A lot of people never learn to overcome approach anxiety because they believe they have to start with full approaches and full conversations.
Whether they are categorized as moments of youthful indiscretion or instances of intentional harm towards others, they do happen.
And we are left to help those teens pick up the pieces and ideally find a redemptive silver lining in it all.
Apart from facilitating the provision of encouragement, inspiration, and guidance among users, Tumblr also has built in safety messages throughout their site.Please note, however, that SPN does not endorse the content or quality of studies that appear below.Any use of SPN pages, feeds, or derivative services indicates acceptance of the SPN User Policy.It is easy for many adults – whether educators or parents – to focus on the negatives of social media in the lives of teens today.This is understandable, because they are the ones who have to deal with the fallout when adolescents make mistakes online (cyberbullying incidents, sexting cases, electronic dating violence, digital reputation drama, and similar forms of wrongdoing).