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Apple urged to take action on smartphone addiction some call 'digital heroin' - CNBC


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Apple urged to take action on smartphone addiction some call 'digital heroin'
CNBC
Yet many mental health experts argue that tech addiction extends far beyond just the iPhone: gaming, sexting and porn addiction, online infidelity, online gambling, social media addiction, information overload and screen addiction are destroying ...
iPhones and Children Are a Toxic Pair, Say Two Big Apple InvestorsWall Street Journal

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Social media dangers: Parents hear warnings of what teens face ... - Opelika Auburn News


Opelika Auburn News

Social media dangers: Parents hear warnings of what teens face ...
Opelika Auburn News
The average teenager sends 3741 texts per month.

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Help for parents of kids addicted to social media and phones - NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Help for parents of kids addicted to social media and phones
NEWS.com.au
SOUTH Australian mums and dads are increasingly turning to parental-control tools in a desperate bid to manage their children's online and social media activity and protect them from online predators. ... not new, the surge in uptake of this type of ...

Snapchat update raises security concerns - KARE


KARE

Snapchat update raises security concerns
KARE
MINNEAPOLIS – The latest update to the popular social media app “Snapchat” will have parents looking to update a real chat with their children. Snapchat recently released its new Snap Map feature that allows a user's friends to see – with an ...
New social media updates spark a need for privacy updatesStar Local Media

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The Secret Social Media Lives of Teenagers - The New York Times - New York Times


New York Times

The Secret Social Media Lives of Teenagers - The New York Times
New York Times
Earlier this week, Harvard University revealed that it had rescinded admissions offers to at least 10 students who shared offensive images within what they thought was a private Facebook group chat. The students posted memes and images that mocked ...

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Risky smartphone apps - CBS This Morning - CBS News - CBS News


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Risky smartphone apps - CBS This Morning - CBS News
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Nearly three-fourths of American teenagers own smartphones — many filled with social media apps. Thirty-one percent of teens are connected to friends they ...

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9 apps parents need to see - Cleveland 19 News


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9 apps parents need to see
Cleveland 19 News
The video of a melee at the I-X Center amusement park isn't amusing at all. It's downright disturbing. Even more troubling is that teens were able to use social media to organize the fight via Snapchat, even creating a post after this fight for another ...
More Ways to Share with the Facebook Camera | Facebook NewsroomFacebook Newsroom
Facebook launches stories to complete its all-out assault on Snapchat - The VergeThe Verge

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Cyber security experts warn kids to be careful with social media apps - LocalNews8.com


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Cyber security experts warn kids to be careful with social media apps
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POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Do your kids like to lip sync along to music? If so, there's an app for it that's becoming more and more popular. It's called "Musical.ly" and cyber security experts warn apps like it could be dangerous if kids aren't ...

Parents: Here's how online predators target your kids | Editorial - NJ.com


NJ.com

Parents: Here's how online predators target your kids | Editorial
NJ.com
Attorney general warns about the dangers of social media. As a public service, N.J. Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-Burlington County) has listed on his website some of the sites and apps the taskforce has identified as attracting potential predators ...

Homeland Security agent warns parents about online predators


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Homeland Security agent warns parents about online predators
The Mining Journal
Advice for parents and teens about online dangers. Provides specific examples of applications to watch out for. Discusses why teens can have two Facebook pages.

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