January 9, 2012

ARTICLES: Social media vs child abuse (PHILIPPINES)

THEY are dubbed the “digital natives.”
Indeed, for the youth of today, the Internet has become an integral part of their lives.
According to Delia Hernandez, a professor at Ateneo de Manila University, people now communicate through texting, blogging, collaborative authorship, online messaging and content sharing either photos or videos or both.
In her presentation during a recent forum on social media and child abuse, she said the Internet has become an indispensable element in the lives of everyone, including children, given the widespread availability of Internet access in homes, schools and public places.

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