Teenagers. Photo: Afriheritage
More than ever before, young people are increasingly interconnected. The fact is that they live in a boundless society, exposed to diverse socio- cultural connections. The cyberspace has given teenagers the platform to freely express their thoughts and feelings through teenage websites, blogs, sharing of music, photos and messages in an unmediated scale.
Consequently, the internet has become to the teenager a medium for harmonizing and mobilizing social support, and increasing productive capacities having been exposed to a lot of information with the aid of the cell phone, tablets, through emails, and social media outlets, such as reditt, twitter, facebook, instangram and pin interest. This development is helping them to build and maintain old and new relationships through an array of discussion of topics bothering on family, intimate relationships, careers, music, politics, news and entertainment. These social interactions are bound to sharpen their thought processes, as it enables them to make informed decisions. Continue reading