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Making the online world a kinder place

Days after the Christchurch mosque massacre, social media platforms are still struggling to delete videos of the attack, as users continue to upload new versions of the gunman’s original 17-minute footage - and questions continue to be raised about the responsibility of tech companies like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.  

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Stop worrying about Fortnite. Start worrying about Apex Legends.

Fortnite - or upstart competitor Apex Legends? Who will be the last game standing?

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Back-to-school anxiety, and how to handle it

Tears, tummy-aches, tantrums on Monday morning are tough for parents to handle. But they’re even harder on kids suffering from anxiety at back-to-school time.

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Quokka teaches kids to be upstanders (not bystanders) to cyberbullying

Kim Maslin is an author and digital technologies educator whose colourful kids' books read like Aesop's fables for the digital age - teaching children values, manners and balance around their use of screen technology.

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Is BYOD breaking your back-to-school budget?

“Schools tell families what digital devices to buy for the start of term, and parents scrimp, save, borrow and beg to buy them,” observes consumer affairs commentator Rob Stock on New Zealand news site stuff.co.nz.

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How online porn is impacting a generation

He was only in Year 12 but had already been struggling for many years with pornography. In his own words, he believed himself to be addicted. Over the years, he told me, the material he was viewing gradually became more and more intense and aggressive. He said he was now finding himself viewing material that was frightening, and he felt completely trapped and utterly alone.

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Science discovers anti-ageing miracle - and it's right in your own backyard

Having grandchildren can make life worth living. But did you know it can make life last longer?

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