Young Adult Use of Social Media May Blunt Development of Social, Relationship Skills

UNC research: use of social media in young adulthood may blunt development of social and relationship skills. “A new study by researchers at the University North Carolina at Chapel Hill and N.C. State University finds that when it comes to romance, the more adolescents communicate online with their boyfriends and girlfriends, the worse they manage conflict and asserting themselves in romantic relationships at a time when kids are developing complex interpersonal skills.”