Young people can’t get enough of TikTok - and with good reason. But it makes parents nervous - also with good reason. Now, the app has launched a range of safety features designed to address mounting privacy and abuse concerns.
Cyber experts have long maintained that “screen-time ain’t screen-time” - in other words, that the quality of our kids’ online experiences matters as much as the quantity.
When it comes to teens and sexting, many parents’ advice comes down to three little words: “Just say no.” But experts agree that dialogue - not sweeping parental pronouncements - is the best way to keep young people safe and sensible ...
It seems like every game and app out there is describing itself as “educational” these days. So how can parents choose the best content? Experts have devised a simple model that can help.
Facebook could not have chosen a better moment to launch its Messenger Kids app in 70 new countries - Australia included. Here's everything parents need to know.
Are we more at risk now that we’re using our webcams more? Absolutely, say experts. Here’s what you can do to protect your privacy.
Four out of five teachers say today’s students are struggling to focus on their academic work, according to a major new Australian study - and the distractions offered by digital technology are likely to blame.
The proliferation of e-learning and educational technology is a welcome development for homebound families, but it also poses increased privacy risks for our kids - especially around data collection.
Self-directed play is vital for their development - and your sanity. But can you really "teach" independence? The experts say yes!