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Is screen-time different for boys?

As researchers begin to investigate how boys and girls use their devices, clear differences are emerging - some of them dramatic. Here’s what we know.

 
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The practical parent's guide to YouTube

Is YouTube good for kids - or too risky by half? The answer, like so many others in our digital world, is: "it's complicated." Here's how to navigate the world's most popular platform to keep your family happy and safe.

 
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Everybody else is posting back-to-school pics. Why shouldn't I?

To post or not to post? That is the question. Here's everything you need to know to make the right call.

 
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Teach your kids to use social media for good, not evil

As digital parents, it's our responsibility to teach our kids to use social media wisely and well.  A few simple rules can make a world of difference.

 
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Predators and cyberbullies: 'Make my day' says eSafety Commissioner

A new law gives teeth to Australia's eSafety Commissioner to hold tech companies accountable for online abuse. 

 
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Kids consistently exposed to 'stomach-churning' content in 2021

A study that tracked the online activity of nearly six million kids, found 90% of teens and two-thirds of tweens consistently encountered "stomach-churning" messages around drugs, sex, and self-harm.

 
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Now that life is digital, what does 'screen-time' even mean?

In a world where life itself is digital, an expert argues that our ideas about “screen-time” are in serious need of an upgrade.

 
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How free-range parenting works (and doesn't) in the online world

Sure you can trust your child. But can you trust the internet?

 
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Will your child's 'digital hangover' lead to school refusal?

Experts are warning of a coming wave of school refusal - and kids who suffer from a ‘digital hangover’ are at special risk.

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