Nowdays, it is unusual for a teenager to not be on social media. For example, Anna Almendrala's article on Huffinton Post.com states, "Almost 90 percent of American teens say they use at least one social media site, and 71 percent of teens say they use at least two sites". That much social media usage can have a negative effect on young teens. It causes them to be addicted to their devices which can lead to an increased risk of depression and anxiety.
Click here to read the full article by Anna Almendrala at Huffington Post.com.