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The Digital Drug, Part 2: 'It's exhausting.' Local moms share their kids' struggles with social media

Posted at 1:41 PM, Jun 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-02 00:04:39-04

GREEN BAY, Wis. (NBC 26) — Social media enables us to communicate, and stay up to date with family and friends around the world but there is an undeniable dark side.

According to the FBI, the number of tips received regarding cyber crimes against children has doubled since the start of the pandemic.

Social media is the gateway to that dark side and parents are still the primary gatekeepers.

In this series, the Digital Drug, we're talking with these 5 mothers who have children between the ages of four and 15.

The Digital Drug: Local moms share their struggles with today's social media obsessed society

Click below for a look at our candid and relatable look into their struggles as parents in today's social media-obsessed society.

The Digital Drug: Moms Speak Out, Part 1
The Digital Drug: Moms Speak Out, Part 2

The Digital Drug is part of a 3 part series on social media safety.

Click here for a link to part one or watch the video below

The Digital Drug: A deep dive into social media addiction