About that TikTok
In this episode, Amie and Kathryn discuss an application that has been circulating the news headlines a lot lately, TikTok, the video-sharing social media giant. There has been a lot of speculation by the Government about whether this app should be allowed on the phones of U.S. Citizens. With that in mind we want to introduce the question, should TikTok be on the phones in your household?
How Social Media is taking us away from Civil Conversation?
Kathryn and Guest Star Abbie dive into how social media is taking us away from the civil conversation. Social Media was initially credited with the potential to reinvigorating trust by offering new opportunities for social participation. However, if you have spent any time on social media recently you will notice this view has been challenged by the rising phenomenon of online incivility, which makes networking sites a more hostile environment for its users. This has taken away our ability to hold a civil conversation or debate with others.
Negativity on Social Media
There is a lot of negativity going around on social media these days. It can be anxiety-provoking and overwhelming to constantly see this content on your feed. In this podcast, Amie and Kathryn discuss ways to tackle seeing and sharing negativity in the digital world.
How to talk to your Kids about Difficult Topics
This is a time where emotions are running high for everyone especially for our children, who are learning about the difficult topics in this world as they experience them for the first time. In this podcast, Amie and Kathryn discuss how to create an open dialog with your child about what is going on in the world today.
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