Why Would Parents Want to Connect with Their Children Through Social Media?

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It's a whole new culture, it's a whole new language. Parents need to learn how to speak this language, they need to learn how to be functional on this culture, and through the research that I've done, we found that kids necessarily don't want to friend their parents on Facebook or interact with them on say Instagram or other social media sources, because they are afraid that we're going to embarrass them.

It's not because we're spying on them which most people assume but it's because we don't know that culture, and once we do know that culture, it becomes another tool belt, as a parent and as a family to be able to help and support each other along the path of life. It's very important in my opinion for parents to be familiar with all those kinds of social media aspects.