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Twisted Truth: Group Texting Is Social Media with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#170)

October 25, 2023 Dr. Adriana Stacey
ScreenStrong Families
Twisted Truth: Group Texting Is Social Media with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#170)
Show Notes

In this episode, we debunk the common misconception that preteens and teens are fully prepared for group texting. Dr. Stacey and Melanie explore the fascinating insights from developmental science that present a different perspective. Together, they identify ten prevalent issues within group texting and media sharing.

As you tune in, you might be startled by the striking similarities between group texting and social media. In fact, these two seemingly distinct platforms are, in many ways, one in the same. Join us for a thought-provoking discussion on the convergence of communication technologies and the potential implications for our younger generation.

Article: Why Social Media is NOT Smart for Middle School Kids

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Production Team:

  • Host: Melanie Hempe
  • Producer & Audio Editor: Olivia Kernekin