This week we take a look at all forms of social media. How technology has changed how teens interact with the friends and parents. We’ll analyze some interest statistics about social media and the impact it has on today’s youth. We look at the good and the bad aspects of social media and discuss some common forms of etiquette to keep in mind when using social media. This week is a cautionary tale to both teens and their parents on how social can be a valuable tool in our technology arsenal if used properly.
In this week’s podcast we dare to be stupid and get weird. We recap the Weird Al concert “Strings Attached” at the Met in Philadelphia. Then we look at just how Disney is doing it wrong on several fronts in our Disney Detective segment. We flash back to our child hood in Entertainment News with the possible revival of a favorite animated show and a few other items. Then we have yet another brief “In Memorial” segment before we wrap up with our Insightful Picks of the Week and a new media outlet to catch all of our shows in as an afterthought. Another news great news filled podcast.
This week we tackle the ever growing problem of Internet Addiction in teens. We look at what exactly Internet Addiction is and some interesting facts about Internet Addiction. Then we explore some of the physical, mental and overall health impacts on teens that Internet Addiction has. We’ll look at how other existing conditions can influence and impact or even lead to Internet Addiction. We’ll explore the signs and symptoms to look for in teens who might be suffering from Internet Addiction. Then we’ll look at some of the more effective treatments for handling internet addiction. Finally we’ll wrap with Madison’s closing remarks and shoutouts.