Kids as Young As 8 Are Using Social Media, Study Finds

Melinda Wenner Moyer

Mar 21, 2023

The findings “don’t surprise me,” said Diana Graber, the founder of Cyberwise, a website for adults who want to help young people use technology safely, and the author of “Raising Humans in a Digital World.” During the pandemic, she said, kids turned to screens for entertainment and to connect with friends, since many didn’t have in-person school or activities.

The findings “don’t surprise me,” said Diana Graber, the founder of Cyberwise, a website for adults who want to help young people use technology safely, and the author of “Raising Humans in a Digital World.” During the pandemic, she said, kids turned to screens for entertainment and to connect with friends, since many didn’t have in-person school or activities.