NCEA speaker addresses impact of social media on adolescents

NEW ORLEANS (CNS) — The founder of an internet safety initiative warned Catholic school teachers and administrators April 20 about the appeal and impact of social media on today’s students.

Chris McKenna, founder of Protect Young Eyes (, told participants at the annual conference of the National Catholic Educational Association in New Orleans that the world has changed for children because digital technology has been designed slickly to grab kids’ attention and keep them hooked.

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