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Kids And The Internet - A Parenting Challenge

a collection of articles, videos and discussions about the challenges of controlling a child's experience on the internat

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Article medium.com/@jamesbridle

Something is wrong on the internet – James Bridle – Medium - Medium (2017)


The New York Times, headlining their article on a subset of this issue “On YouTube Kids, Startling Videos Slip Past Filters”, highlights the use of knock-off characters and nurs...

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Article nautil.us

What Boredom Does to You - Nautilus


Issue 53: Monsters - Nautilus, 2016: "The science of the wandering mind. very emotion has a purpose—an evolutionary benefit,” says Sandi Mann, a psychologist and the author of...

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Article bbc.com

Is social media causing childhood depression? - BBC News - BBC News


Do children spend too much time online and does social media use make them anxious and unhappy?

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Article hbr.org

Why an Activist Hedge Fund Cares Whether Apple’s Devices Are Bad for Kids | Harvard - Harvard Business Review (2018)


Sustainability is the next frontier of activist investing. "On January 6, 2017, JANA Partners, a New York–based activist hedge fund, and the California State Teachers’ Retire...

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Article edutopia.org

Cultivating a Love of Reading in the Digital Age | Edutopia - Edutopia (2017)


Four tips for taking advantage of apps and other tools to encourage students to read.

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Article wired.com

Why Teens Aren’t Partying Anymore | WIRED - WIRED


Teens Aren’t Partying Anymore. They're on Social Media. Teens now have so many ways to connect and communicate that there’s no need to gather in person. The party is constant,...

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Article nomasters.io

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Less is exponentially more – Rob Pike "Smart phones are useful, but they are also incredibly addictive, and that addiction is at the epicenter of Silicon Valley’s effort to g...

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Article theverge.com

How the shared family computer protected us from our worst selves - The Verge - The Verge (2018)


Many of the digital anxieties we have today could, at least in theory, be addressed by returning to a single, shared family device. The shared family desktop was vital to our li...

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Article vox.com

Psychologists speak out against tech companies that use “persuasive design” to lure in kids - Vox - Vox (2018)


A letter to American Psychological Association says kids are suffering from "hidden manipulation techniques" within Facebook and Twitter.

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Article offspring.lifehacker.com

How to End Your Kid's Screen Time Without a Meltdown - Offspring


The worst thing about letting my daughter watch a few shows is having to turn off those shows. It’s not so bad now that she’s 6, but at around 3, it was intense. I’d brace mysel...

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Article vox.com

Bored and lonely? Blame your phone - Vox - Vox (2019)


Social media and boredom: How technology is changing our emotions`. Our emotions today are radically different from what 19th-century Americans felt. That’s partly due to techn...

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Article localbabysitter.com

Netflix Saves Our Kids From Up To 400 Hours of Commercials a Year | LocalBabysitter.com - LocalBabysitter.com (2019)


Even though kids these days are spending more and more times staring into their phones, television screen time is still a dominant source of entertainment for kids 2-11 years ol...

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Article cnn.com

Apps you've never heard of that your teen is already using - CNN - CNN


Check out these app titles so you have a sense of what your kid -- or your kid's friends -- may be using and what you need to know about each app.

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Article outsideonline.com

The Best Book Yet on Parenting Screen-Addicted Kids | Outside Online - Outside Online (2019)


Tips on how to parent digitally ethical kids in the 21st century from the new book 'Raising Humans in a Digital World.' "For what it’s worth, I’m a techno skeptic. Until four...

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Article nytimes.com

Your Kid’s Apps Are Crammed With Ads - The New York Times


In a new study of the most downloaded apps for children ages 5 and younger, researchers found advertising in almost all of them.

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Article nytimes.com

Parenting the Fortnite Addict - The New York Times


Help for parents bewildered by the sense that the game has swallowed their children, especially since the mobile phone version was released in late March.

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TechCrunch Live: Roblox, SuperAwesome, and Fingerprint executives discuss the state of kids media - YouTube


With large majorities of all children (70% in the U.S. and U.K.) staying home from school during the COVID-19 crisis, use of digital media properties popular... Craig Donato,...

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