Most of us parenting tweens and teens today know that spending time online is a passion for many kids in this age group. A recent report by Common Sense Media finds U.S. teens spend an average of more than seven hours per day on screen media for entertainment, and tweens spend nearly five hours.
A lot of those hours are spent online – using social media and texting with friends. But research also finds time spent online and on social media may be impacting girls differently than boys.
Read about a New Central Mass. group that aims to help young women navigate social media, texting and cyber-bullying.