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My mom got a twitter and started following me. If I block her I'll be in big trouble, but I don't want her seeing my tweets. I need help!!!

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Um, I'm thinking her instinks are right. What do you not want her to see? If you create another account and she finds out... well let's just say if you was mine you just lost phone and any kind of internet. No such thing as privacy as a teen and while you still live at home. Instead of listening to these people about making another account...be thankful you have a parent that cares. I'm glad your mom is acting like one. See let me explain what you have here... something better then a friend! Someone who has your best interest at heart. Friends, do drugs with you, crimes, steal with you, cheat with you, etc. Why don't you give your mom a big hug, tell her thank you?!!! Instead of trying to manipulate, or make another account. THIS IS WHAT A GOOD PARENT DOES.

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Well said, my friend. Like always you give good advice.
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Thank you. Nice compliments for me today! :-)
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Not with good parents there isn't. Phone all that. God forbid I actually know where my kid is, what she is doing and monitering her till they grow up. Look under my answer on what do kids do with iPhone? Do they use for homework apps? My daughter,16, commented to someone just like you. You'll see, she gave honest answer. She also said it could be annoying. Me grabbing her phone and walking off with it and reading what her and her friends are saying. She also knows I care. Let's call the cops cause their is a few of us who actually parent. Give kids enough rope, they'll hang them self. Also, teens aren't the most responsible when you don't monitor. Teen pregnacy, etc. They want to be an adult, but their NOT!
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When they move out pay own bills, hold a job, have real responsibility, then they can have privacy. Then my role changes some.
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It isn't always a matter of not wanting them to see something specific. People, especially teenagers often need somewhere to vent, and in some cases not giving them that can be stressful, possibly leading to psychological damage.
I agree that while they're living under their parents they should keep to their parents' rules, but privacy isn't necessarily just a petty thing they're demanding and this isn't a matter of good parenting. I could argue that a good parent would allow their child to have some independence, preparing them for when they leave home - that's what my sister did for her child and she's become incredibly mature for her age. However, what is and isn't 'good parenting' is subjective, and either one of us could be right or wrong depending on who we're looking at.
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Each child is different. When it comes to this internet, I disagree on privacy. You know what lemons are? When my daughter described what kids do with I phones and internet. Her own words.16 years old now. Lemons are sex stories, kids get curious. They send pics, copy homework, and other things. I forgot all her wording. I let my kids have friends, go to there house when I know parents. Freedom if you will. But at any time my kids know I will grab phone and keep for hours to see what's coming in. I can go through drawers, whatever. I suspect any bolony, and I check. Monitor if you will. This Internet is not a place I want my kid having any privacy. Call to vent, or hang out. My kid in her comment also called me annoying at times. Walking away with phone and all. I didn't get upset for her being honest. Anyways, thank you for your respectful comment. If you can find the iPhone ?, and what apps do kids get? Do they use for homework, you will see my 16 year olds comment. I'm so proud of her!! :-)
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Whatever anyone says about your answer, I personally think you're right. No one cares about anyone else except for parents who can go to world ends for their children. Even your own second half might not support you in difficult times, but your parents will welcome you in every situation. They might be "authoritative", but experience teaches them to behave accordingly in every situation, how bad or worse it may be.
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Thank you.
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Couldn't have stated it better if I tried! ;)
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thank you
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Make another account to use when talking to your friends

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You could always make another twitter account.

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Welcome to the world of being a dependent. Until you own your own computer and pay for your own internet access, you have to follow her rules. Sorry :-/

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Get on your moms account and block yourself.

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That's a good idea, she always leaves it open on her phone
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And then how much trouble would you be in once she figures out what you did?
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She could still see his account. He just couldn't see hers
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Yeah, do you not think that the mom would figure it out?

Kids, your parents are not idiots. Sydney, if your mom stopped getting updates from your account, don't you think she'd notice? And then what? How the heck do you think she'll think your account got blocked? It certainly wasn't the cat that did it!

Just be honest, don't get yourself in trouble, and if you don't want your mom finding out about certain stuff, maybe you shouldn't be doing or saying it anyways.
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make another twitter. even If you convince her to not follow you she may still check your page and stuff.

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She does that to my sister who she promised not to follow
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yea then you probably want a different twitter
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Tell her!

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Don't use twitter.

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Bing! Bang! Bam! 8u)
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Make a new account but make it private so you are able to chose who follows you. This does mean that your followers can't retweet or quote tweet your tweets but i think it's worth it if it means your mom won't be able to follow you

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And it is that kind of advice that gets kids computers just taken AWAY. Good idea. teach the kid to LIE and be deceptive. HURRAY! We have a weiner.
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Create another twitter account with a different username and a different default picture.

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Make a new account then block her so she wouldn't know it

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Lots of advice all ways; why not just talk to her about it?
Try setting up some boundaries for both of you, maybe agree once a day to let her see Who you're in contact with.. think the Who is likely more important than the actual What is said, if you are in touch with people she approves of... just an idea.

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Use Facebook

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Well, if you don't want mom seein' 'em, then maybe you shouldn't be Tweetin' 'em! How 'bout that, SON!

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EXACTLY!!!!!! Also, if she can't see it, you can't tweet it.
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Tell her that u need personal space or just get on her account and block u

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I'm interested in knowing only one thing..what you want to hide from your mother? If you're feeling ashamed in hiding anything, then its already a bad thing for you. May be your mother want to know more about you and your group to make you comfortable with her relationship for you and your friends. With more powers come higher responsibilities.. :)

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If you don't want her to see what you are tweeting, than she NEEDS to see it. tell her what you don't want her to see NOW unless it's a surprise party for her or something that won't rip your family apart if found out. don't block her and don't make yourself a reason to fear her finding out. Also, go tell her what you don't want her to know, and explain yourself, if caught red-handed, you'll get in 10X the trouble.

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block!

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LOL go (if you go on a computer or anything that can write and save the stuff) on microsoft word or any type of notepad add all ur friends and people's tweets to the notepad/or whatever and then delete ur old account tell ur friends about it then make a new account THEN FINALLY tell ur mom u got hacked and cant log into twitter and make it look like ur REALLY REALLYY REALLY ACT SAD!!! and seriously u shouldnt tweet stuff u dnt want ur mom to see but who am i to lecture u... :P hope this helped

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Man, your mom must hate you. Just make an instagram, it's the latest "fad".

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She follows me on instagram too ?
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tell her nicely: "I don't want you following me and see in everything I do on twitter. It's kind of weird if you're followed by your mom."
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She is just being a caring parent; that's all.

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tell her honestly that if you want to share things with ur friends that r private, just ask her nicely to unfollow you. she's just caring like 1005varnerl said

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Get on her account and unfollow yourself.

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