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NPR Life Kit: Screen Time And Your Family

Need a reset on your family's relationship with screens? We talk to doctors and experts and get their science-backed advice on how to use screens to connect instead of control — plus some sobering words on our own use of screens.


BroadbandSearch: 17 Rules to Protect My Child Online - Internet Safety For Kids

When dealing with children, there is a constant struggle between trying to keep them safe while also allowing them the freedom to explore and learn about themselves and the world. This has always been a challenge, but it's become even more difficult thanks to the internet. Kids have access to more information than they've ever had before, and this exposes them to a whole new set of risks.


Four Ways to Hack Your Screen Addiction

Here’s how to have a healthy and mindful relationship with media so you can stay informed, engaged, and feeling good.


The 'Like' doesn't mean what you think it means

Before deepfakes and alternative facts, the online world was already telling us fibs. In our series Lies the Internet Told Me, we call 'em all out.


How to use social media, according to a mental health expert

Six tips from a psychologist for coping with the negative impacts of social media use, which research has linked to social isolation, loneliness, and depression.


Three things we can all learn from people who don’t use smartphones or social media

Many of us spend hours every day tethered to our devices, pawing at the screen to see if it will deliver a few more likes or emails, monitoring the world and honing our online presence.


Digital Nutrition is about thinking beyond screen time limits and restrictions, and doing the deep and messy work of understanding our relationship with technology and creating more savvy habits relating to what, when and why we choose to consume different items from the enormous digital buffet.


Technology has a hole in it, I can feel it. Something isn’t right and while the current era of technology platforms feels like it has reached its zenith, there is something missing from the way many people are talking about the future.


Lost faith in Facebook and Instagram after data leakages, breaches and too much noise? Here’s a guide to breaking up with the social network and its photo-sharing app for good.


Internet safety tips for kids and their parents.


Is there a role for social media in perpetuating anxiety and loneliness?


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According to new research, your social networking habits might be affecting your brain more than you know.


Ever try to pry a tablet from sticky fingers? Check out these tips to avoid the tantrum.


Experts say kids are growing up with more anxiety and less self-esteem.


Instagram is the worst social media network for mental health and wellbeing, according to a recent survey of almost 1,500 teens and young adults.


In our ‘Always On’ world, colleagues text and email us at all hours, expecting a quick response. But with these strategies, you can be happily out of reach—and not out of a job