Social media companies are evading responsibility for kids' safety by pointing to official age restrictions - allowing abuse to children to go unaddressed.
If only kids came with instructions, like a new appliance or an Ikea bookcase. But, alas, we are not that lucky.
What experts call "technology-facilitated domestic abuse" is on the rise across Australia, with worrying impacts for children.
A new study highlights the ambivalence Aussie parents feel about the promise - and the threat - of technology in the lives of their children.
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.
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.
It’s understandable that we put the blame on ourselves - or on our kids. But the truth is, it’s not us.
The tech giant Google is being called out for its complicity with pornographers - including those who trade in the sexual assault of children.
Keyboarding has much to recommend it. But writing by hand confers unique and irreplaceable benefits for young learners - and old ones, too.