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Daemon
Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Parents Fail to Adequately Monitor Kids on Mobile Devices

A vast majority of English parents say they have spoken to their children about Internet safety when using mobile devices, but most still allow their children to use smartphones and tablets unsupervised. Parents tend to be more lax when it comes to installing parental controls and monitoring their children's online activity on such devices, perhaps believing that mobile devices pose less of a risk to children than standard computers. In fact, according to a recent survey, nearly 20 percent of children admitted viewing something on a mobile device that they found to be upsetting. More...
GreenBanana
Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2014 12:24:23 AM

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How hard can it be to not buy them a smartphone?

Make every post as if it was the first one in the thread.
Marguerite
Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2014 10:48:33 AM

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Teenagers viewing pornograhy has to have a both a negative and a disturbing effect on their sensibilities and probably a long term disruption on how they respond sexually. I have come to think parents fail their children and since it is so common it must be biologically driven.
Guto André
Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2014 12:56:16 PM

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The kids have more knowledge about info than their parents.
Absurdicuss
Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2014 4:07:43 PM

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The rapid dissemination of information is a double edged sword.

The illusion of independence and individuality operates against the backdrop of a collective umbrella of metadata control that exerts an overarching, subtle influence on the consumer masses

"Now" is the eternal present.
Gustavo de S Consoni
Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2014 6:18:35 PM

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What could be done when your son is using a whatsapp and then you realize that he/she knows about the possibility to share videos with groups?
In other words, the parental control could block this type of content?
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