THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF SNAPCHAT

Snapchat is ranked as the second worst social media platform for teen mental health. In this video, learn the negative effects of Snapchat for teens and tweens. Learn more here.

Teen Snapchat statistics

  • People under the age of 25 use Snapchat for 40 minutes on average every day, more than Instagram's latest stat for the same demographic

  • Snapchat ranks as the most popular social media site among teenagers

  • Users 25 and younger visit Snapchat over 20 times per day

Source: 1, 2, 3

Teen social media statistics

  • 91% of 16-24 year olds use the internet for social networking

  • Social media use is linked with increased rates of anxiety, depression and poor sleep

  • Social media has been described as more addictive than cigarettes and alcohol

Source: 1, 2

Attachments: The Negative Effects of Snapchat - video, The Negative Effects of Snapchat - blog

VUSD is excited to announce our first Cyber Awareness Parent Night! The event will be held on Thursday, April 26th, 6-7:30pm at Vista High School. Please plan to attend to learn more.

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