Unfiltered access to social media platforms impacts children’s mental maturation

Unfiltered
access to social media platforms impacts children’s mental maturation and moral
development. The lack of restrictions implemented against explicit content
negatively affects young individuals’ social-emotional development. Current
education systems produce children unprepared to safely interact online and on
social media sites will have ripple effects into upcoming generations. This
paper was prepared to understand the influence of mobile devices on early-stage
social behavior.