How does social media affect teens? The Child Mind Institute examines the impact technology has on self-esteem in adolescence and how parents can help.
In 2011, the average number of televisions per household in the United States was 2.5 with 31% of Americans owning four or more televisions. Research shows .
This shift in teens' social media use is just one example of how the technology landscape for young people has evolved since the Center's last.
Television viewing increases in pre-teen years and declines after age 12. Adolescents aged 9-14 spend over 20 percent of waking hours watching television.