#8 They Don’t Understand Potential Real-World Consequences
Like anyone else, teens feel the need to express themselves, and social media is a powerful platform for them to do just that. Now, in their expressions, they have to understand that their social media posts could also have drastic consequences in the real world. For example, take the recent case of Roseanne Barr, who lost her show (and career) because of a racist tweet.
Many teens will inevitably post something on social media that they may later regret, so it’s important they learn before they make such a mistake.