Scratch your head all you like, but there’s no denying the hypnotic power of the unboxing YouTube video for a generation of digital children. Experts explain - or try to!
Do you find you skim where you used to, well, read? Welcome to the club. Reading in the age of social media has retrained our brains - and our attention spans - to take text in snack-sized bites. But the good news is, you can increase ...
When both parents are working over the holidays, how the heck are you supposed to manage screen-time?
Last year's summer holidays posed big dangers for kids online. Even when they didn’t go looking for trouble, Family Zone figures show, trouble came looking for them. This year’s numbers are expected to go even higher.
A shocking pic of a 4-year-old forced to sleep on the floor of an over-crowded local hospital sparked a social media storm last week. But was it real or just another case of fake news going viral?
Online games like Fortnite, Minecraft and Roblox are fun for kids - and can stimulate creativity and collaboration. So where’s the danger in that?
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.
If you think the PG rating for movies, games and apps is too broad to be a useful guide, you’re in good company. So do more than 75 percent of Australian parents.
It’s just kids making music videos, right? Wrong.