Simple account safeguards and a sound method of letting older children spend their pocket money can stop little ones purchasing big on mobile devices - whether inadvertently or deliberately.
Concerned about how much time your kids are spending in front of screens? We have everything you need to know about time limits, why it's so inviting and how to cut back.
A western Sydney woman says she has suffered severe burns after falling asleep on her charging iPhone 7.
Abstinence is not the answer when it comes to young people and sexting, according to a new report into emerging digital sexual cultures.
"All my friends have their own device," your child might be saying. 'Everyone' might also have their own Facebook and Instagram accounts and personal YouTube channel.
With most children making their social media debut within their first 24 hours of life – new research suggests parents need to be thinking carefully about the digital footprint they're creating for their kids.
If the daily battle over the length and quality of screen time is beginning to dominate your family life, then help is at hand.
Parents should be devising individual media use plans for their children to ensure a healthy balance between "digital and real life", according to new guidelines released by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Counselling sessions regarding online porn have increased 60% during the last year, reports British Children's helpline.
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Children as young as nine are so dependent on their mobile phones that they check their devices repeatedly throughout the night.
Phones come out of the box like newborns, with everything turned on and demanding attention, says Manoush Zomorodi.
People who frequently use social media are also likely to have problems with body image.