Not All Youth want Tech All the Time

Social Media and Teenagers

When you get around a bunch of teenagers you will see them pulling out their cell phones & other devices to start chatting with some other friends miles away. You probably follow suit.. I know I do.

Still, youth need their respite from technology. According to this 70% of teenagers prefer to talk face to face and 36% wish that they could go back to a time before facebook and other social media outlets.

Question is, are we able to provide space for youth to ‘un-plug’?

Social Media and Teenagers

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About Gavin Richardson

guy, husband, dad, church communicator, youth pastor, youth ministry trainer, dog owner, social media participant anthropologist, writer, speaker, internet community builder, bill payer, bit monastic, co-creator of youthworkercircuit.com but not necessarily in that order

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