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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!

 
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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.

 
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Would you pay to limit your own social media screen-time?

We love our social platforms - but we also wish we spent less time on them.  A new study has found adult users are happy to pay for help in setting limits. 

 
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Oh newsfeed, where art thou?

Facebook yesterday made good on its threat to block Australians from accessing or posting news content. The ban includes blocking links to Australian and overseas news publishers.

 
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Vocabulary quiz: 4 new words to describe our digital lives right now

Remember when you thought FOMO was a new Asian restaurant? Or even further back when you would have sworn LOL meant “lots of love”? 

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