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Dangerous social media trends are going around. 4 ways to talk to teens about them

Devious licks is one of the dangerous social media trends to hit the internet recently.

You may have seen the headlines – a social media trend is encouraging kids to commit theft, vandalism, and even assault. No parent wants to think their child is involved in dangerous or illegal behavior, but thousands of dollars of damage suggests many kids are.

Studio 5 Parenting Contributor Heather Johnson shares how we can talk to our teens about social media trends that are dangerous. Parents shouldn’t assume that their kids know better. Spelling out the consequences for actions can get them thinking past themselves.

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