Opinion: More parental controls don't solve social media woes

History is rife with moments when adults have attempted to control teenagers' access to certain content be it comic books in the 1950s, movies in the 1960s or rap music in the 1990s. The stated intent is always to protect youth from harm and create a national standard to which companies must conform. Now social media is having its turn in the social responsibility spotlight. — Photo by ROBIN WORRALL on Unsplash

In mid-March, police warned residents of Peachtree City that a new crime was on the rise.

Teens were shooting at strangers using pellet guns filled with Orbeez, the popular gel and water-based beads used in children's toys. An eight-year-old and a 10-year-old had been shot and were injured in the face and abdomen.

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