Research + News | Topic: Boundaries

5 Ways Your Kids Are Hacking Your Parental Controls

No matter how hard you try, your child will find a way to hack around your parental guidance. Here’s a way you can try to stay one step ahead.

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90% Of Parents Put Time Limit On Child Use Of Internet-Connected Devices

Most parents allow their children to take their Internet-connected devices to bed, but most also put a limit on how much time their children can spend using those devices per day. Read the article here.

Do Parents Invade Children’s Privacy When They Post Photos Online?

Children’s photos that parents have posted online have ended up in advertisements and on pornography sites.

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How Much Video Game Time Should Kids Get?

Kids who play video games much more than an hour a day may experience behavior problems, a Spanish study suggests. Read the article here.

If You Plan To Use A Tracking App On Your Teen’s Phone, You Must Tell Them

With 73% of teens having their own smartphones now, according to a 2015 Pew study, more and more of their parents are facing the question: To spy or not to spy?

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The Anti-Cellphone Tech Used by Dave Chappelle, Louis C.K., and Guns N’ Roses

A company called Graham Dugoni has created a small case that locks phones away, preventing audience members from taking pictures and videos at concerts and performances. Read the article here.

How to Help Keep Teens Off Their Smartphones

Tech columnist Jennifer Jolly shares tools to help kids shut down those tablets and smartphones. Read the article here.

Parenting the Internet Generation

Internet accountability software company Covenant Eyes is offering a free e-book to help parents be vigilant in the digital age. Download the free e-book here.

Parents, Our Children Are Going Viral And It’s Not Always Good

Every day we have kids trending across social media for doing the stupidest things in the world. Read the article here.

How To Keep An Eye On Your Kids’ Social Media Accounts

Before granting your kids access to the Internet and social media, a serious conversation should take place about safety, restrictions, and house rules regarding computer/device usage. Read the full article here.