A Review of the Risks Associated with Children and Young People’s Social Media Use and the Implications for Social Work Practice

Deanne Mitchell, information specialist, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

This study reviewed the research literature to understand what the research tells us about the nature of the risks posed to children and young people by their social media use.

Studies observed the convergence of offline and online networks as a developing risk. Picture: jelenaaloskina/Adobe stock
Studies observed the convergence of offline and online networks as a developing risk. Picture: jelenaaloskina/Adobe stock

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