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Yes, the 'gram can be risky for teens. Here's how to keep it healthy.

Instagram can be dangerous territory for vulnerable teen girls. But you can ensure a healthier experience with these expert tips. 

 
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Crack your teen's secret emoji code

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But which words may not always be clear … especially when it comes to teens and emojis. 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | stress | moderation | Goldilocks Principle
The Goldilocks Principle: How much screen-time is 'just right'?

How much screen-time is “just right” for your child? Applying the Goldilocks Principle to children’s device use means figuring out where their individual sweet spot lies: not too much, not too little, but just right. 

 
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'This call may be recorded ... ' The scary truth about voice profiling

The automated message “this call may be recorded for training purposes” is all too familiar to most of us. But few are aware that those words conceal a darker purpose - or that an Orwellian revolution in voice-profiling is just around the ...

 
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It's not the device - It's the dopamine

In a new book, a leading psychiatrist argues we are all addicts now -  with the smartphone the “modern-day hypodermic needle.” Are there ways to get clean without becoming a total tech hermit? You bet!

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | remote learning | online search
Three ways to super-charge your child's remote learning success

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, school closures meant more than 90% of the world’s learners had to study virtually or from home. The internet, already an invaluable educational tool, has therefore become even more important for ...

 
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How to host a (practically) phone-free playdate

When other children are invited to your home, leaving them to their own devices can be a recipe for trouble. But here’s another consideration: Almost certainly, it’ll be a lot less fun.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | online gaming | phone addiction
Worried about their screen-time? Here's the four things NOT to say

The way we talk to our kids about their online habits can help or hinder in the quest for digital wellbeing.

 
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Study finds TikTok's 'Hatescape' is out of control

Racists, neo-Nazis, misogynists, anti-Semites, Holocaust-deniers ... On TikTok, hatemongers like these are having a field day dodging the platform’s moderators.

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