Go on, admit it. Your ‘underage’ child has a social media account.
Cyberbullying has bloomed like an out-of-control virus during the COVID-19 pandemic. But in this case, handwashing - or for that matter handwringing - won’t help protect them. Social-media distancing, on the other hand, just might.
Recently I came across a guy called Tony Laulu and his organisation Digital Discipline. (OK, I admit it - I found him on Facebook!)
Does social media make people feel lonelier? Or do lonely people spend more time on social media?
Everybody knows Instagram is the photo-sharing app that kids love and parents … tolerate.
Are your kids obsessed with 'likes' and followers? Need practical tips on how to manage social media in your household?
When journalist Susan Maushart decided to impose a six-month digital detox on her three teenagers, their first reaction (once the shrieking died down) was “But what about our friends?”
Mum Judi Ketteler admitted she’d caved. Sustained pester-power from her 9-year-old son finally won the day, and she allowed him to get an Instagram account.