Edition 182 - Friday 18th November 2022

Managing Social Media Use

Social media can be great for maintaining social connections and support networks. It can also provide a powerful means of exploring one’s interests and showcasing talents, such as music, writing and photography.

While there are many positive ways in which social media can be used, it is important young people are able to manage the amount of time they spend online. In this article, ReachOut shares 5 tips for taming your social media use - 5 ways to tame your social media use | ReachOut Australia

The eSafety Commissioner also has some wonderful resources for parents and carers, who may have concerns about the amount of time their child spends online. Please see here: https://www.esafety.gov.au/parents/big-issues/time-online

Amy Thomas

Student Support Officer