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Welcome to the Metaverse

Facebook has a brand-new corporate name, Meta, which is short for “metaverse.” But what on earth (or any other planet ...) IS a metaverse and why is it being called “the next digital frontier”? 

 
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Squid Games' tentacles are reaching for our kids

Squid Game has wrapped its tentacles around Netflix viewers throughout the world. The graphic, gore-soaked series is aimed at mature audiences. Yet worrying reports show its twisted themes and images are invading digital content that ...

 
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Roblox X-rated content shock

On Roblox, pornographic material sits right alongside kids’ innocent game creations.  And that’s despite efforts by Roblox to block it.

 
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Is social media *really* a problem for your child?

Social media isn’t a problem for every kid - only some of them.  Five conversation starters from the American Academy of Pediatrics will help you figure out if yours is one.

 
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Why Instagram is spending millions to target your 13-year-old

How does Big Tech really see your child? As a fledgling digital citizen to be nurtured?  Or a pipeline to ever-greater profits?

 
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Can a Kid-Safe Browser Protect My Child?

As kids’ screen-time continues its upward spiral, more and more parents say online safety is their number-one concern. To address those mounting fears, tech companies have developed a wide array of child-friendly browsers.

 
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'But Mum, Everybody Has TikTok!' What Parents of Tweens Need to Know

On the fence about TikTok for your tween? These five facts might help you decide.

 
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Physical safety - or online safety: Which worries parents most?

A new survey of 2000 mums and dads with school-age children found overwhelming agreement: It’s harder than ever to let kids be kids.

 
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Trauma dumping 101: What is is, and why it hurts

Sharing trauma without permission, in an inappropriate place and time, to someone who may not have the capacity to process it. That’s trauma dumping.

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