The report of the American Academy of pediatric recommends that the pediatricians must be able t provide well informed guidance on social media related issues that may come up and for that they must keep current on programs and on digital technologies and other digital applications which can be used by the kids and the families. O’Keeffe and the co authors have listed a number of drawbacks and benefits to the social media in the development of the child. They have listed the following as the benefits of the social media. There are some opportunities for volunteering, community engagement and fund raising. There are some chances for the development of creativity for a group or an individual. People can share their ideas through various forums, video sites, blogs and gaming. They can network by sharing the interested sites. People can be able to communicate with others who may be from diverse backgrounds. The social media helps in fostering the growth of an individual identity.
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