Peer pressure for smartphone ownership is happening at ever-earlier ages. You don't want to leave them out of the loop. But you also don't want to buy into the madness. How to steer that middle course?
With more and more children studying remotely, parents are increasingly worried about their digital wellness - and calling for schools to take more responsibility.
Let’s be real. Keeping our digital kids safe, smart and balanced online is a massive task. And no previous generation has ever had to figure it out.
We've all heard that digital literacy is something our kids need to learn.
Tom was 11 when he saw online porn for the first time. He didn’t go looking for it.
Social media careers are a top aspiration for Gen Z kids. And some - urged on by a new generation of ‘stage’ parents - are pursuing their dreams of digital fame and fortune before they can tie their own shoes.
Young people's loneliness has increased dramatically since 2012, according to new research. So has smartphone use. And that’s no coincidence, insist leading psychologists Jonathan Haidt and Jean M. Twenge.
Compulsively reading negative news online wastes time and makes us feel awful. So why do we keep doing it - and how can we stop?
TikTok's algorithm pushes vulnerable kids toward risky content and risky behaviours, from eating disorders to self-harm.