Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | sleep | sleep deprivation | bedtime

Calling all middle-school parents: It may be now or never to set screen-time limits

If you have a middle-schooler who loves their devices - and don’t they all? - you need to be across new findings that show that right now is the best time to set limits on screen-time, especially when it comes to bedtime use. 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | online gaming | in app purchases
In-game purchases on mum's credit card: How it happens, how to fix it

Together with his 12-year-old brother Brady, Fortnite fan Finn Gilbert, aged 10, racked up nearly US$1000 on in-game purchases before they - or their parents - realised what was happening.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Social Media | teens on social media | digital erasure | the right to be forgotten
Have our kids lost the 'right to make mistakes'?

What our kids post on social media is forever. Calls for 'digital erasure' could change all that.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | online gaming | inappropriate content
Are these disturbing games on your child's device?

“Your baby is too big! We should operate right now!”

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Social Media | cyberbullying | nudes | adult online harassment
The 'alarming new normal' in online harm - and how to tackle it

Online harm and abuse were supercharged in 2020 - setting the scene for an “alarming new normal.”

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | online gaming | Social Media | gaming addiction | compulsive use
When to stress about their gaming - and when to relax

True gaming addiction is rare and extreme.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Social Media | Generation Alpha | up-ageing
Generation Alpha: What will their future be?

Do you have a child aged 11 or under? Here’s what you need to know about the habits and values of the generation born into the Age of Instagram - and the future they’ll face.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Social Media | privacy | tiktok | digital consent
New alarm bells ringing for TikTok

Another week, another worry. The clock always seems to be ticking for TikTok, the world’s most popular video-sharing app for today’s kids.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Social Media | privacy | data mining | iphone
The iPhone apps that stalk us

We use our phone apps for everything nowadays. And they, in turn, are using us. But a new feature offers greater transparency into how it happens - and how to protect ourselves and our data. 

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