Social networking – impact on children and adolescents
The ubiquitous contemporary Internet creates unlimited opportunities to use social networking sites that bring opportunities and benefits to children and young people. In this article, the essence and concept of social networking sites have been characterized and what functions they fulfill. The most popular contemporary social media sites have been listed and described, most of which are used by children and youth – Facebook, Nasza Klasa and Instagram. With the development of mobile devices, children have the possibility of unlimited use of portals that give them great opportunities and opportunities, which is also shown in the article. The fact remains that if something is so popular and widely available, it carries a lot of threats with which the young generation has contact, due to careless and unskilful use in everyday life.