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May 7, 2013

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Local educators tout dangers of social media but fear it's not getting through


"Learn who their friends are online," Licata said.

"And they should brush up on their social media skills," Stack said. "Learn how to use these technologies."

Being aware of sudden changes in a teen's mood or behavior will help too, as they could be an indicator that something is wrong. Any sudden drop in grades or change in appearance may signal there's a problem.

Contact reporter Joe Olenick at 439-9222, ext. 6241 or follow him on Twitter @joeolenick.

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