Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Social Media | eating disorders
Social media and disordered eating: It's complicated

Recovering from an eating disorder is a grueling, one-step-forward-two-steps-back process - and social media is making it that much harder for many young people.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Social Media | online abuse | cyber flashing | dick pics
'Cyber flashing': a gross and growing risk for our digital daughters

It’s often not taken seriously, yet it’s the online version of physical flashing in the street - and it’s a growing problem for young women and girls.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Social Media | esafety | underage users | online abuse
We don't allow under-age users ... and other myths tech companies hide behind

Social media companies are evading responsibility for kids' safety by pointing to official age restrictions - allowing abuse to children to go unaddressed.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Social Media | cyberbullying | etiquette
Keeping it kind on social media: A primer for parents

Good behaviour on social media isn’t an instinct - it’s a skillset. Let’s help our kids acquire it by first examining our own sharing practices.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Cyber Safety | Social Media | digital disobedience
But it slows down my internet! ... and other myths we hear from kids

Kids can be very clever when trying to persuade mum and dad that parental controls are a bad idea. Here are the facts you need to know - and share.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Cyber Safety | Social Media | boundaries | digital disobedience
Digital defiance: How to keep your cool when kids break the rules

Digital rules are a bit like smartphone screens. Sooner or later, they’re going to get smashed. The important thing is how you handle the repairs.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Pornography | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Cyber Safety | Social Media
Make your social media feed spark joy

The solution to healthy social media use isn’t about giving up your favourite platforms - it’s about learning how to engage more intentionally.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | Social Media | digital literacy | critical thinking
Why teach our kids digital literacy (when they already run rings around us)?

There’s a big difference between technical proficiency and “digital literacy," say experts. 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | Social Media | mental health | anxiety
Tweens and teens rejecting social media? OMG!

It’s still early days, but experts say there are signs a backlash is building.

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