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FOMO: How to Help Digital Kids Overcome the Feeling of Missing Out

What happens when you give hundreds of teenagers smartphones and unlimited access to chat apps and social networks 24/7? A generation emerges with a condition called Fear of Missing Out, or, FOMO. While feelings of FOMO have been around for centuries, social media has done its part to amplify it, ...

Family Safety

McAfee Survey: Parental Input on Tech Safety Declines as Kids Get Older

It’s natural for parents to gradually extend a child more freedom and responsibility as that child matures. Finding the magic formula of how much to hang on and how much to let go and in what areas is the holy grail of parenting tween or teenager. A recent McAfee survey echoed ...

Consumer

7 Strategies to Help Kids Sidestep Digital Friction this Summer

What happens when you mix long summer days with a steady flow of SnapChats, tweets, Instagram feeds, and a non-stop hum of group texts streaming into your life? If you’re an adult, you’ve likely learned how to power off and unplug for a few hours or days when you’ve hit ...

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