Barnardo’s released a new report focusing upon screentime, addiction, mental health, online grooming, and cyberbullying …
- Children as young as TWO using social media – and some are already addicted (Mirror)
- Children aged five and under at risk of internet addiction – Barnardo’s (Guardian)
- Children as young as two using social media, charity warns as it raises fears of exposure to harmful content (Evening Standard)
- Eight-year-olds sexually exploited online, says Barnardo’s (Barnardo’s)
I was asked to respond to this on Premier’s News Hour
and shortly afterwards for Heart Radio (not sure which show it went out on):
It’s always interesting to see which elements are used, from a 15 minute chat.
Notes In Preparation:
Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @ Manchester Metropolitan University. Interested in digital literacy and digital culture in the third sector (especially faith). Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting.