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Feb 26, 2016 7:25 PM

Changing Families: New book looks at the pressures social media puts on teenage girls

CHANGING FAMILIES: A new book of interest to parents - American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers. Author Nancy Jo Sales looks at a new kind of childhood where young girls are tempted use the internet to attract boys and impress and compete with others.

The book also looks into what the author calls slut-shamming. She's referring to the pressure put on girls to send nude pictures of themselves for all to view in this electronic environment.

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