Articles Tagged: social media

I recently became friends with a new classmate. I really like them, but they constantly ask me to send dirty (nude) pictures. I did send one and now I feel really guilty. Is it OK to send a picture of myself in my bra and underwear? How can I get my friend to stop asking for these pictures?

Great question! For starters, if your friend or partner is worthy of your friendship, then they shouldn’t be pressuring you into doing something you don’t feel comfortable doing. If you … read more

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I know so many people who have 800 or so followers on Instagram, I also know that they have only met about 50 of those people in person. Having a bunch of people who I don’t know look at my photos makes me uncomfortable, but I feel bad if I only have 50 followers when everyone else has hundreds, any suggestions?

You are doing a wonderful job of listening to your conscious (that inner voice/gut feeling) and allowing it to direct you away from sharing your pictures with complete strangers online. … read more

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I just turned 14 and am going to start high school. I have a lot of social media accounts (Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, etc.), and am a little worried because there have been a lot of reports of cyberbullying at my new school. How can I make sure my accounts have the best privacy settings, so that what I share doesn’t get to people I don’t want seeing it?

One of the best ways to help ensure your privacy while using social media is to really know how the site or app works–watch their quick video tutorials, look at … read more

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Identity Theft

Many people know that identity theft is a national problem. However, did you know that identity theft is more common among kids, teenagers, and college students than any other age … read more

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