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.
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.
Michelle and Joe run down the list of celebrities we lost this week with the passing of Luke Perry and Jan-Michel Vincent. We briefly discuss the unfortunate news of Alex Trebek’s medical issues before diving into the Spielberg versus Netflix battle that is heating up. We’ll take a deeper look into some questionable comments from Ian McKellen regarding his take on some accused sexual predators in the entertainment industry before wrapping the news up with Britain’s Royals response to social media trolls. As usual, we wrap the podcast with a couple of great insightful picks of the week.
Michelle and Joe kick off their new podcast series with an overview of the podcast, it’s format and topics. A discussion on how people consume their entertainment. What devices, services and patterns of media usage. We also discuss the Super Bowl and specifically the ads surrounding the Super Bowl.