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Chanda Gohrani

Social Media Manager , Quib.ly

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Should social media be taught in school?

More and more kids are being bullied on social media, few even losing their lives. Also a lot of them spoil their future job possibilities by posting something stupid online because they don't understand future employers must be watching.

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  • Feb 10 2013: I think this a great idea. It seems like it may be difficult because the children are often ahead of the adult when it comes to technology. For example, my younger brother and sister are more proficient at certain tasks on the computer than I am. So, I think it would be a challenge for parents to try to intervene on this issue since they might not know all the facets of social media and computer usage.

    With the help of an up-to-date curriculum, the problem of bullying could be mitigated and children would think twice before posting something inappropriate that could harm someone or themselves.

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