How to use social media responsibly
Did you know that roughly 10% of teens check their phones more than 10 times per night.
This is a website with useful information about how to use social media more healthily and responsible.
Social media has many benefits, such as staying connected to friends and family, or being able to create content. However, there are also many risks and potential harmful consequences to social media use.
By Kria dalan, a student organization that promotes sustainable development. Kria dalan is run by students in Norway and Timor-Leste.
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Why healthy use of social media
Investments in human capital is seen as vital in Timor-Leste’s future growth and development. Health is one of its key factors, and although the country has made important progress in most health indicators, other issues have aroused (dårlig det siste leddet her). While the accessibility and use of mobile phones and social media has been sky-rocking in Timor-Leste, an increasing number of studies suggests that there might be several negative health related effects when using these technologies.
Timor-Leste has one of the world’s youngest population, and most of the timorese youth will probably grow up in an environment highly influenced by internet and social media. Kria dalan believes that a healthy use of social media will be an important aspect in Timor-Leste’s future development, and that is the reason why we are launching this campaign.