Tag Archives: girls

Girls on social media: do you feel pressure to be perfect?

Social media is awash with airbrushed images of celebrities and models, taken from specific angles and with camera filters that wildly distort reality. But what impact does the consumption of these images have on our perception of ourselves? According to last year’s Girlguiding survey, a third (36%) of 7-10 year olds said people make them think that the most important… Read More »

Half of UK girls are bullied on social media, says survey

Almost half of all girls in the UK have experienced some form of harassment or abuse on social media, according to a survey of more than 1,000 young people. The poll also showed that 40% of boys have received harassment online. The survey, conducted by Opinium for the children’s charity Plan International UK, involved 1,002 young people aged between 11 and… Read More »

Man may be preying on SC elementary school girls on social media

Multiple girls at Ocean Bay Elementary School were social media friends with and received inappropriate photos from a 35-year-old man who initially told the students he was 13, according to a report. Horry County Police officers were called Tuesday to the elementary school in the Carolina Forest area at 950 International Drive. They spoke with a woman there… Read More »