Remind your child the importance of only communicating via social media with people they have met in the ‘real world’. Also talk to them about making sure that they don’t share any of their personal details, . their home address, passwords, images that could identify their location or their school when they are on social media. As always reminding your child to think twice before they post or share something on social media, is a good idea as what is shared cannot always be easily removed or deleted and could have longer term consequences, particularly for teenagers in relation to career progression and or job opportunities.
On the other hand, there are instances which show the problems with improved and advanced technology or the solution for one problem with the help of technology is giving rise to another problem. Instead of taking care personally we are sending sms or giving a call on important occasions which were attended personally in olden days. With the use of same internet children are getting addicted to online games and their physical activities and exercises are becoming considerably less. The same social networks are creating rivalry between best friends and couples are getting divorced. The same aviation technology is giving health problems for their workers and creating serious environmental threats. With the heavy usage of fertilizers soil is losing its natural fertility and several varieties of plants became extinct.
In the book, How Full Is Your Bucket? , authors Tom Rath and Donald Clifton use the visual metaphor of a bucket and dipper as a way of illustrating the impact that positive encounters can have on those around you -- your students. They remind the reader that every person has 20,000 moments each day, moments that for the most part are void of any positive words. Rath and Clifton challenge us to use our dipper to fill other people's emotional buckets, drip by drip. Best of all, the book's Web site offers some helpful tools to help you do this: