Some Vital And Amazing Facts Having To Do With Mobile Phones And Teens That Use Them

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A growing trend in this country is the usage of cellphones by kids under 18. In fact fifty % of kids in the U.S. Today have their own cell phones. Whether they are elementary school children, rich 16-year-olds, or barely getting by financially, a vast number of kids use cellphones.

This number is amazing and to no surprise is rising. As it is, we spend inadequate time truly involved in what our youngsters do.

Who they talk with, who they SMS message and who they send digital photos to becomes a puzzle when they are able to have their own mobile phones.

Of course, every youngster is dissimilar and some are extremely responsible when it comes to the use of their phones. But to keep our youngsters safe we must remember to be responsible and teach our youngsters to be accountable for their actions.

Many a teenager has run their parents cell-phone bill up so high that they have had to confiscate the telephone. But the key is to stop the problem before it happens. The secret is to set boundaries, and to stay involved.

Know with whom your kids are chatting to. Set firm rules about the times they are allowed to use their phones. Know whom they’re sending photographs to and what sortof pictures they’re sending.

The same with SMS messages. One more thing we should think about is whether we’d like our youngsters using their phones while operating a vehicle. 6000 kids die annually in car accidents and with forty eight % of youths allegedly chatting on the telephone while driving, the mix can be dangerous. The key to keeping our children safe is to be informed.

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