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Oh newsfeed, where art thou?

Facebook yesterday made good on its threat to block Australians from accessing or posting news content. The ban includes blocking links to Australian and overseas news publishers.

 
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Vocabulary quiz: 4 new words to describe our digital lives right now

Remember when you thought FOMO was a new Asian restaurant? Or even further back when you would have sworn LOL meant “lots of love”? 

 
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The secret digital lives of Aussie teens

How many of us really know what our kids are experiencing online? New research from the eSafety Commissioner pulls back the virtual curtain. 

 
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Real-life 'Among Us' gets kids off screens - and into teamwork

If your kids love gaming, and can sit absorbed for hours playing online, you may have asked yourself: “If only real life were like a video game!” Well, actually it can be.

 
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Gaming. Isolation. Porn. How a generation of boys is losing its way

In today’s uncertain world, many young men are gravitating to an online world offering the illusion of ultimate control.

 
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How online learning in 2020 affected our kids

Reports on the impact of remote learning during 2020 show a range of outcomes - some positive, some negative and some just plain surprising.

 
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Looking for a 100% kid-safe app? Sorry, there's no thing

Sooner or later, your child will see inappropriate content - or be contacted by strangers - no matter how kid-friendly the platform. That’s a fact of digital life.

 
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When you're asked to share your phone number ... should you?

You’ve just shared your phone number. But what else have you shared? Here are the risks you may never have considered.

 
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You've just clicked 'I Agree' - but what have you actually agreed to?

When you agree to online terms of service, you are likely allowing your personal information to be shared - while signing away your legal rights to do anything about it. But that’s the just beginning ...

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