Handling Teens Who Are Acting Out During The Pandemic

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An uptick in social media obsession

“Social media could also be a source of acting out,” notes Cofield. “With the pandemic, social media activity has increased a lot for teenagers, especially on Tik Tok. Some parents may find out that their teens are posting mean and disrespectful things about them on social media. They might also find their teens becoming even more obsessed with followers and likes.” By the way, Tik Tok just surpassed Instagram popularity among teens.

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