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Most Parents Think Social Media Not a Bad Thing: Survey
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THURSDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- A new survey finds that an overwhelming majority of parents think social media isn't necessarily a bad thing for their children.
Eighty-three percent of the parents questioned said the benefits are either equal to or outweigh the risks, according to Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics of Kansas City, Mo., which commissioned the survey.
The survey also finds that:
The online survey, conducted in June, included a national sample of 728 parents.
-- Randy Dotinga
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SOURCE: Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, press release, Aug. 16, 2012