Many Teens Sleep With Digital Devices, Report Finds. Is That Why They Are So Cranky?

Teenagers are more than twice as likely as their parents to sleep with their devices in the bed with them, according to a report by […]

Apple teams with media literacy programs in the US and EuropeNew Initiative to Encourage Critical...

Apple teams with media literacy programs in the US and EuropeNew Initiative to Encourage Critical...

Apple teams with media literacy programs in the US and EuropeNew Initiative to Encourage Critical...

Apple teams with media literacy programs in the US and EuropeNew Initiative to Encourage Critical...

Instagram and Teens: What Do You Need to Know?

Instagram released a new guide for parents, but outside experts had different messages on what to know about privacy, identity, and healthy use of the […]

2018 SOCIAL MEDIA, SOCIAL LIFE: Teens Reveal Their Experiences

2018 SOCIAL MEDIA, SOCIAL LIFE: Teens Reveal Their Experiences: Take it for what it is worth....

Teen Social Media Use Is Skyrocketing. But Don't Panic, New Research Says

Seventy percent of teens use social media more than once a day, but they say it makes them feel less lonely and more confident, according […]

Congress Considering $95 Million for Study of Technology's Effects on Children

The Children and Media Research Advancement Act has bipartisan support and the backing of both industry and advocates. But previous versions have languished in Congress.

Common Sense Media Overhauls Popular Digital Citizenship Curriculum

From fake news to digital self-harm, a host of new online challenges has prompted the nonprofit group to update its widely used K-12 digital citizenship […]

Virtual Reality and Children: 'We Just Don't Know That Much,' Report Finds

Parents see educational potential in VR, but they also worry about the potentially negative health effects, according to a new survey from Common Sense Media.

New Campaign to Pressure Silicon Valley on 'Tech Addiction' and Kids

Children's advocates and tech-industry insiders are teaming up to press for more "humane" design and business practices.

As Cell Phones Proliferate in K-12, Schools Search for Smart Policies

Many advocates say that modeling appropriate behavior with the devices is the way to go, and that a "ban is not a plan."

Facebook's New Messaging App for Young Children Raises Concerns

"Messenger Kids" will let children video chat with parent-approved contacts, but the app is raising concerns about data-privacy and social-media use by young children.

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