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Ever Heard of the Blackout Challenge? How Social Media Is Changing Peer Pressure and What to Do About It

Leading the Next Generation with Tim Elmore
Leading the Next Generation with Tim Elmore
Ever Heard of the Blackout Challenge? How Social Media Is Changing Peer Pressure and What to Do About It
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Hello Podcast Listeners!You might have noticed some technical issues with the podcast the last couple of weeks. On certain podcast applications, including Apple Podcasts, the episodes were not downloading from our host platform. We apologize for the issues, but you should find that all of the podcast episodes are now working. Thanks for hanging in there with us as we got things back up and running.We encourage you to go back and listen to any episodes you missed!Happy New Year!

Andrew, Tim, and the Rest of the GL team

Here’s the summary for this week’s podcast:

Culture morphed from traditional to rebellious as baby boomers and Gen Xers pushed boundaries and listened to their peers over their parents. Today, peer pressure is at an all-time high, and it’s a different ballgame. In this episode, Tim and Andrew reflect on their own experiences with peer pressure and offer advice on how we can help teens today navigate these land mines.

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1 Comment

  1. Bradley Parry on April 11, 2022 at 3:46 am

    For generations, peer pressure has worked to reinforce behavior and beliefs. But with the advent of social media, that’s changed. Now, when a friend posts a photo of her smoothie bowl on Instagram, I’m more likely to post one too. Similarly, our behavior regarding https://www.au-resumesplanet.com/ and other such services is also continuously changing. It’s an example of how social media is changing the way we think about ourselves, our relationships, and our public behavior.

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