[PRESS RELEASE] “There are no #PhoneZombies” by @MHC_UK

I wanted to give this report a bit more of a push out amongst my networks - I was quoted talking about 'solving the problem of' 'mobile phone zombies' last year: We are delighted to share with you our new report, "There are no #PhoneZombies:  Thinking for ourselves about mobile phones and mental health", which we've written together with thirty-four 14, 15 and 16 year olds from North London. Showcasing young people's own experiences and…

16 Stories About #DigitalParenting, 26/12/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Santa in the Digital Age: Will He Survive?: I’m not saying that Santa is a bad thing (clearly I don’t think so), but he is a myth. And when kids are getting connected to the Internet at younger and younger ages, how long until the fabrication is impossible to keep going? How long until a YouTube video ruins the fun…

Chatting at the Checkout? Rude?

In yesterday's newspaper, a checkout operative at Sainsbury's refused to serve a customer unless she finished her mobile phone call first. The customer said: I was dumbfounded at the time so just hung up. I don’t know what she was playing at. I couldn’t believe how rude she was. But the majority of those online who joined in the debate were behind the checkout girl: I think using a mobile phone when you are engaged…