Did The Internet Kill Pre-Teens?
And somewhere there, between millions of viewers, your own interests and the unbearable need to belong as a teenager, lies the crux of it all. Imagine not only having to perform in the schoolyard and deal with the pressures of your own existence, but also having an audience. And yes, you could argue that being online is a choice. But being online is part of being part of it. It's inherent to being a teen nowadays.