Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news:
App allows children to save via mobile: With Fliptin, children can manage their accounts from their phones, deciding how they want to spend and save their money and get rewarded on specific goals, whilst parents maintain access to the account.
- Parents setting up Facebook profiles for kids under 13 contribute to online bullying: Parents setting up Facebook profiles for their children who aren’t old enough to use the service contribute indirectly to online bullying.
- Prevent the Harm – Protecting Kids from Online Bullying: This Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week, Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, is encouraging all parents to be proactive and make it a regular practice to review their children’s smartphone and app settings.
- Former Kate Spade Art Director Develops An Adorbs Book App For Kids: It’s rare to see and “touch” things on the iPad screen that evoke the texture, color, and unpolished feel of real life. Fortunately, a new children’s book app corrects that shortcoming, bridging the divide between slick digital storytelling and handmade visuals.
- Intel Explore and Learn Offers Free Digital Content for Kenyan Education System: Intel Kenya today launched Intel Explore and Learn, a new, free education application that offers parents and their children a one-stop shop for quality digital content developed for the Kenyan education system.
- Reliance on technology creates high expectations for entertainment industry: As technology continues to advance, upcoming generations are developing new expectations for their mobile media experience. From Netflix to Nintendo, companies are beginning to tailor their products and services to keep up with this demand.