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Welcome to this week’s roundup of family-related technology news. It feels very much like a ‘for-against’ week. Some stories highlighting some of the negative aspects when tech is badly or excessively used, while others reveal the positive benefits of tech for children’s education and development. Jump to a story using […]

Family Tech Roundup: Tech and development, celebs ban kids’ Internet, ...


Family Tech Roundup
Welcome to this week’s roundup of family-related technology news. This week we look at articles about the threat of child exploitation via social media and messaging apps, the problem of parents oversharing details about their kids, how to be a balanced tech role model, and the effect of affluence on […]

Family Tech Roundup: Online child exploitation, ‘sharenting’, tech role model, ...





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Next Tuesday, 8th February, marks this year’s Safer Internet Day (more on that soon), and the BBC is getting behind the initiative on both CBBC and CBeebies. Tracy Beaker will star in three interactive ‘webisodes’ of her “Returns” show, with topics including online relationships, cyber-bullying and illegal downloads. Each of […]

Tracy Beaker gets behind Safer Internet Day




Social networking phenomenon Facebook is at least partly responsible for one in five marriage breakups, if you believe the latest research from a British online divorce service. By scanning their divorce petition database, they found that the word “Facebook” was used in 989 out of 5,000 cases sampled. It seems […]

Facebook bad for marriage says new research







Welcome to Family Relationships Magazine’s weekly roundup of news about the Internet, particularly as it relates to children and families Adult games sold to British kids Trading Standards recently discovered that a number of online retailers are selling “mature” video games to children. “The teenage volunteer visited 16 separate outlets […]

Internet Watch: adult games sold to kids, Internet addiction, Twitter ...