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  1. Since I discovered YouTube I seem to spend a lot of time having disputes with people I wouldn't DREAM of meeting in real life. Partly it's useful to have my own convictions prodded .. but some comments are vaguely alarming. Come the revolution I'll be hung from a lamppost till I piss myself and choke to death. Apparently.

  2. Being a role model is the key too. Children learn by copying. 50-80% of adults on a bus or train are on their smart phones, they actually encourage it with free wifi. You might see a few folk not actually on their phones but still grasping them in their hands, almost like it's like a comfort thing.

  3. Shouldn't judge social media by the worst examples of its outcome. Bullying along with the need to have friends and belong has always been there. Most young people have balanced lives where they do a range of stuff – playing sports, studying, cinema, shopping, video gaming, music, working, watching tv….social media is just about communicating and sharing content.

  4. I see too many people these days that cannot venture anywhere, even stores and cafes, without the phone in front of there face and tethered to a dog leash with the other hand..very dependent and insecure

  5. LISTEN ! TAKE THE DAM PHONE AWAY FROM YOUR KIDS , BETTER YET ! DO NOT GIVE THEM ONE AT SUCH AN EARLY AGE … ITS ALWAYS THE PARENTS FAULT. IF YOU KEEP GIVING CANDY TO A BABY WHAT WILL HAPPEN??? STOP BLAMING THE PHONE AND START TAKING ACTION AND DISCIPLINE YOR KIDS!

  6. Im sorry but saying they r looking into legally restricting the time that teens are on social media …it just aimpmy cant be controlled snd they should know that without spending millions before it undoubtedly will fail. This kid most likely was going to be sad no matter what honestly.

  7. Sad story, but this is where parents need to grow some balls, be strict with their kids and limit the amount of time kids play with technology, yes I understand that the kids will throw tantrums, but who's the adult and the boss? The kid or the parents….. I've seen loads of kids bully and boss their parents around, my kids know full well not to mess with me.

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