Social Media Alert -TikTok

fullsizeoutput_1beb“Kids are biologically built to become much more susceptible to peers in adolescence, and social media has magnified those peer influence processes to be much, much more dangerous than they were before,” said Mitchell Prinstein, chief science officer at the American Psychological Association and author of “Popular: Finding Happiness and Success in a World That Cares Too Much About the Wrong Kinds of Relationships.” As a result teens and tweens engage in risky behaviors. A new one has appeared on TikTok. Click here to read about it.