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Author: Conner Reed

Conner Reed recently graduated from Boston University with a BS in journalism, and is thrilled to be a part of the TeenLife team. When he’s not in the office, he writes about film, theatre, and pop culture, and produces a podcast about intergenerational exchange in American minority communities.

Posted June 13, 2018, 8 a.m. by Conner Reed | View Comments
The 10 Most Horrific Types of Websites to Block from your Teens

Parenting in 2018 means something very different than it did in 2008, or even 2017. The digital landscape changes so rapidly that Twitter will probably have a new privacy policy by the time you’re done reading this blog post. What can feel confusing for older generations (Didn’t Facebook used to be cool? Since when were YouTube and TV the same thing?) is often an intuitive breeze for young people. In a world with nearly 2 billion websites where at least 30 percent of teens admit to hiding their online behaviors, this can spike a parent’s blood pressure. The internet can ...