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2020 World Child Online Safety Index: How does Australia rank?

A leading think-tank has ranked online safety for children across the globe, showing  both welcome strengths and worrying weaknesses in Australia's national performance. 

 
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Should you be using Messenger Rooms instead of Zoom?

Earlier this month, Facebook rolled out a new group chat feature created specifically with “privacy in mind.” But what safety guarantees does Messenger Rooms really offer - and how, if at all, is it superior to Zoom? 

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | sleep | sleep deprivation | bedtime
How early should you put your kids to bed?

How early should you put your kids to bed?

 
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How NOT to go square-eyed while WFH

It’s not only our kids who need screen-time management. So do us grown-ups who find ourselves working from home - quite possibly into the foreseeable future.

 
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Scrolling through the years

How many years of our lives will we spend staring at a screen?

 
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Will violent games make my child violent?

Lingering coronavirus restrictions have seen kids’ gaming time go next level. Experts are still debating what all those hours spent in virtual battle doing to their brains.

 
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TikTok just got safer ... in theory

Young people can’t get enough of TikTok - and with good reason. But it makes parents nervous - also with good reason. Now, the app has launched a range of safety features designed to address mounting privacy and abuse concerns. 

 
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Screen-time can be a lifeline ...

Cyber experts have long maintained that “screen-time ain’t screen-time” - in other words, that the quality of our kids’ online experiences matters as much as the quantity.

 
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Concerned about sexting? Be the 'Askable Parent'

When it comes to teens and sexting, many parents’ advice comes down to three little words: “Just say no.” But experts agree that dialogue - not sweeping parental pronouncements - is the best way to keep young people safe and sensible ...

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