Texting Affected Teens

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Has the Internet and Texting Hurt or Improved the Lives of Teens? Roughly ninety-two percent of teenagers are online daily, but has the internet hurt or improved their lives? The internet has made certain tasks easier like looking up information to prove somebody wrong. Although, it has many negative effects on teens. The internet is accompanied by cyber-bullying, online predators, and other types of violences. In this case, the cons very much outweigh the pros.
“Students who used social networking sites while studying scored 20% lower in tests and students who used social media had an average GPA of 3.06 versus non-users who had an average GPA of 3.82.” (, n.p.). Heavy social media users have lower grades and score twenty percent lower on tests, if they use social media while studying. Social media also affects college admissions, because thirty-five percent of college admission officers check applicant’s social media. If you’re somebody who posts inappropriate things on social media, and the college administrators of the college you are applying for sees
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