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Have our kids lost the 'right to make mistakes'?

What our kids post on social media is forever. Calls for 'digital erasure' could change all that.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Pornography | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | teen safety | sexting | cyberbullying | teens on social media
The secret digital lives of Aussie teens

How many of us really know what our kids are experiencing online? New research from the eSafety Commissioner pulls back the virtual curtain. 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Pornography | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Cyber Safety | teen safety | teens on social media | mental health
Teens, screens and mental health

There's no magic formula for protecting teens' mental health in today's digital world. But a new study suggests a strategy that could be the key to keeping depression and anxiety at bay.  

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | digital parenting | teens on social media | mental health | tweens
As schools reopen, a disturbing "new normal" is putting kids at risk

Q: Since when did primary school become a place where your child could be bullied into sending nude photos - or receive hate-filled messages like “I am going to F-ing kill you”? 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | digital parenting | teens on social media | mental health | tweens
How technology is - and isn't - affecting your child's mental health

What do we know about the impact of digital technology on the mental health of our children? And how has the global pandemic intensified those effects? A new report identifies the key findings from a growing body of research, points to ...

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | teens on social media | anxiety | mood disorder
Limit screen-time and limit anxiety: Study

New research shows that teens logging higher-than-average time on social media, TV and computers will show more severe signs of anxiety - but video gaming will have no discernible effect.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | teens on social media | screen hygiene | sleep deprivation | teen brain
Is "teen brain" really a thing?

A new book is subtitled “why screens are making your teenager depressed, anxious, and prone to lifelong addictive illnesses - and how to stop it now.”

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | digital parenting | teens on social media | deepfakes
"DeepNude" is just the beginning: How deepfakes will change everything

Things come and go so quickly in the online world, so you may have missed the recent news about a controversial app called DeepNude - the latest in a new generation of tech trickery the experts are calling deepfakes.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | cyberbullying | smartphones | digital parenting | teens on social media
Mean girls on social media: The worst thing - and the best - parents can do to help

It’s a fact. Your daughter is being bullied more often than your son is. So what can you do about it?

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