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Social media and disordered eating: It's complicated

Recovering from an eating disorder is a grueling, one-step-forward-two-steps-back process - and social media is making it that much harder for many young people.

 
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'Cyber flashing': a gross and growing risk for our digital daughters

It’s often not taken seriously, yet it’s the online version of physical flashing in the street - and it’s a growing problem for young women and girls.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Social Media | esafety | underage users | online abuse
We don't allow under-age users ... and other myths tech companies hide behind

Social media companies are evading responsibility for kids' safety by pointing to official age restrictions - allowing abuse to children to go unaddressed.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | esafety | digital parenting | resilience | grit | nature play
The six habits of highly successful parents

If only kids came with instructions, like a new appliance or an Ikea bookcase. But, alas, we are not that lucky.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | esafety | digital parenting | technology-facilitated online abuse
When domestic violence goes online - and kids get caught in the crossfire

What experts call "technology-facilitated domestic abuse" is on the rise across Australia, with worrying impacts for children.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | digital parenting | bedtime | digital wellness | growing up digital
Can you guess how many devices the average Aussie kid owns?

A new study highlights the ambivalence Aussie parents feel about the promise - and the threat - of technology in the lives of their children. 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | online gaming | in app purchases | dark patterns
'Dark patterns': The online scare tactics that target kids to pay up

Dark patterns are the techniques companies use online to hook customers - whether to sign up, prevent cancellation of subscriptions or fork over additional cash or personal info. And kids are being targeted directly.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | online gaming | gaming addiction | gaming disorder
Is there a gaming zombie at your house? Top tips for breaking the spell

When life itself becomes a brief and boring interlude between gaming sessions, it’s time for mum and dad to take action. But how? Experts say teaching kids how technology really works may be the most powerful intervention of all.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | online gaming | gaming addiction | gaming disorder
Is a game ruining your family's life? Don't blame your child - or yourself

It’s understandable that we put the blame on ourselves - or on our kids. But the truth is, it’s not us.

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