When I was in elementary school, life was very different. Photos were captured on a roll of Kodak film and had to be professionally developed to be viewed. Videos were recorded with a video camera and that footage was confined to a tape, that could only be viewed on VCR. Content used to have a limited scope.
Things have changed. We now live in a world of instant access and infinte sharing.
According to a recent poll, 22% of teenagers log on to their favorite social media site more than 10 times a day, and more than half of adolescents log on to a social media site more than once a day. Seventy-five percent of teenagers now own cell phones, and 25% use them for social media, 54% use them for texting, and 24% use them for instant messaging. Thus, a large part of this generation's social and emotional development is occurring while on the Internet and on cell phones.
Instagram is the main social media platform for youth athletes. If you're not up to date with the wonderful world...