Parental Controls | musical.ly | Social Media | tiktok | wellbeing | mental health | primary school

Alarm bells ringing for TikTok

Only a few weeks ago, the massively popular video-sharing app TikTok was hit by a whopping $5.7 fine for illegally harvesting the personal data of kids 13 and under.  

 
Parental Controls | Social Media | wellbeing | mental health | primary school
Mental health crisis in primary years linked to screen-time, social media

Primary school kids as young as five are self-harming, acting out and suffering from mood disorders at unheard-of rates - and social media and smartphones are being identified as a major contributing factor.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | teens on social media | wellbeing | dating app
Swipe right for trouble: Six teen dating apps parents need to know about

Is there such a thing as a dating app that doesn’t spell danger for teens? Frankly, we don’t know of any - but here's a roundup of some of the worst of the worst.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | wellbeing | child development
Study calls for return to old-school parenting

Keeping kids constantly entertained with screen-based distractions is eroding children’s physical and emotional wellbeing, according to a major report on Australian families.

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