Our South Bay - April 2017

A parent’s guide to emojis in teen speak

When we were kids being social meant spending hours on the phone or hanging out at the local mall. Love it or loathe it, today’s teens interact electronically with texts and “snaps.” That is how they meet, communicate, and assess social status. And forget about Facebook and Twitter. These days teenagers are hooked on Instagram and Snapchat. In what appears…