YES, YOU READ THAT RIGHT! Roblox has turned a blind eye to our kids gambling online! Well just when we thought we had heard it all, along comes Roblox gambling! Yes, Roblox’s digital currency, known as Robux, can now be cashed in by our children on online casino platforms, allowing our children to experience the […]
It had to happen, with ChatGPT being top of mind in any tech talk, it was only a matter of time before it worked its way into Snapchat…this time dressed up in trendy labelled ‘clothes’ known as brand “MY AI”
There are lots of reasons kids love Snapchat, but one of the biggies is the way in which they can assess their own social standing in their group of friends. That is a wild concept – at any given point, your child can see just how popular or dismissed or ignored they are relative to their friend and frenemy!
ChatGPT is really good at writing to sound exactly like us with incredible speed. Think of a Siri or Alexa who pauses, thinks about your questions and answers after gathering all the information there is to gather on the topic. This has caused panic amongst parents, teachers and university professors. But is it all bad? Can it be good? Here is everything parents and teachers need to know.
The Blackout Challenge also called the Choke Challenge and the Pass-out Challenge, is not new!
But, as recently as August of this year, the pass-out challenge has re-surfaced once more to seduce and scare our tweens and teens into bizarre behaviours. Here is what parents need to know
What is our t(w)een’s obsession with cartoons with people with large eyes, pitch dark hair, exaggerated features and many emotions and should you be worried as parents?
Just when you think you understand Fortnite…there’s a new game you’ve never heard of. As parents, it’s impossible to keep up with what is happening on this month’s favourite Xbox/PlayStation fix. Here is our step-by-step guide to making sure you ask the right questions every time your favourite short person says “Mom/ Dad, please can I download_________ [insert unheard of video game here]”
BeReal is an alternative social media app that seeks to give our t(w)eens a more unfiltered look at each other’s lives. The best part -BeReal is known for its ONCE A DAY ONLY photo policy.
While BeReal goes a long way in reducing the huge anxiety our screenagers feel from the constant comparison to everyone else’s perfectly curated feeds, it is not without its risks
TikTok has become the latest space where tweens and teens come to vent, joke, taunt and now SELF-DIAGNOSE in relation to their mental health challenges. While this has provided our screenagers greater awareness and a sense of community around previously “shameful” issues like ADD, OCD, anxiety and depression, it has also brought a proliferation of misinformation and all too hasty self-diagnoses….
If you have ever been given a friend’s message thread to read and found it intriguing, then you may have an idea why Yarn is more than exciting for our screenagers, despite it being anything BUT appropriate. Here is everything parents need to know.