Janell Hofmann's Article The Impact Of Technology On Teenage Life Today?
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As time flies, our generation is making technology the most important thing we can possess. Society is starting to surround itself in a digital world full of words that intrigue others, but can be deceiving because of false information and too good to be true benefits on advertisements and social media. The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) have ownerships on advertisements on social media and the responsibility they possess can control how much access the youth has to these ads. “The FTC is only concerned about endorsements that are made on behalf of a sponsoring advertiser. For example, an endorsement would be covered by the FTC Act if an advertiser – or someone working for an advertiser – pays you or gives you something of value to mention a product” (The FTC’s Endorsements). Due to their lack of knowledge on how much attention they draw to…show more content… In Janell Hofmann’s article, “The Impact of Technology on Teenage Life Today”, she discusses how the more relative question our youth is asking now is, “Why is he ignoring me? Did they purposely not invite me? Why did she post that pic?” (Hofmann). Ever since social media has progressed, our questioning is more related to internet society rather than social society. Social society as in face to face conversations, genuine bonding time with one another, and just interactions with humans in general. Good parenting can prevent these teens from questioning about their social life because Hofmann also discusses, “Full recognition, communication and appreciation of technology from respected adults will build a bridge with your teen. It will help create positive experiences and encourage tech health” (Hofmann). Good parenting can lead to sufficient moral construction into a minor’s mindset. Good parenting doesn't require a high education level, it only requires efficient love and involvement with your