Research + News | Topic: Parenting

Parents May Be Liable for What Their Kids Post on Facebook, Court Rules

A legal precedent has been set in Georgia that would allow parents to be held liable for what their kids post on Facebook. Read the story here.

Do Mothers Need Some Time Away from Social Media?

Majority of mother social users have considered stopping use of, taking break from social media. Read the report here.

More Than 80% of Children Lie About Their Age to Use Sites Like Facebook

Youngsters see inappropriate content because social media sites too lax on self-declaration, says ASA. Read the full article here.

Why Kids Sext

An inquiry into one recent scandal reveals how kids think about sexting and what parents and police should do about it. Read the article here.

Survey: Parents Would Prefer Ban on Data Tracking in Free School E-mail Services

Parents are concerned, and often unaware of in-school data mining of their children’s information from e-mail service providers. Read the full story here.

Don’t Wait Until Adolescence to Teach Your Kids About Online Abuse

Talk to your children at an early age about proper use of technology and the Internet. Read the article here.

Teen Tracking Apps: Good Parenting or Risky?

In 2014, and with smartphone technology it’s possible to track your children all the time… should we? Read the article here.

Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent

While some tech parents assign limits based on time, others are much stricter about what their children are allowed to do with screens. Read the article here.

Signs That a Teenager is Hooked on Online Porn: Tips for Parents and Teens

Parents can monitor their children’s online activity by using parental control software or checking their browsing history. Read more here.

Alert! Digital Drama to Watch Out for This School Year

Kids heading into middle school or high school? Common Sense Media hopes parents get clued in to the latest tech tools and trends that might stir up trouble. Read the post here.