We know that using our devices too much will lead to eyesight deterioration, but the effects are much more detrimental than that. Health consequences such as heart disease, cancer, mental illness and a condition known as Digital Eye Strain (DES) may develop.
Disturbing scenes from knock-off animations were created and uploaded on YouTube Kids. Titles containing children’s favourite cartoon characters were used, baiting unsuspecting kids to click on these videos.
With the countless benefits brought by the digital age, how can parents help their kids know when they need to switch “off”?
We all have unfounded fears when it comes to using our mobile phones. Thinking charging your phone overnight will cause it to explode? Here are common phone myths busted.
Scammers use phishing in an attempt to obtain personal and sensitive information like banking details, usernames or passwords, and credit card details.
Cultivating healthy device habits might be difficult, especially for a generation of children where smart devices are everywhere.
The link between social media usage and decrease in self-esteem draws attention to how we have allowed social media to determine our value.
Children are susceptible to at least one cyber-risk, from cyberbullying to video game addiction, to offline meetings, and to online sexual behaviour.
The technological boom has facilitated the rise of a new threat called cyberbullying, which parents must now learn to navigate.
Here, we examine the truth of whether, and how, smart devices affect our mental health.