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Screen time may not have a dramatic effect on a child's sleep.

Screen time may not be that damaging to your kids’ sleep, despite what you’ve been told

A new study of thousands of US kids found that each hour of screen time was linked with three to eight fewer minutes of sleep per night.
There are "nanny spotters" and "nanny spies." (Neither is pictured here.)

Silicon Valley parents are so panicked about kids’ screen time that they’re having nannies sign ‘no-phone contracts’ and posti...

Silicon Valley parents are growing concerned about their kids' tech use. Some are pressuring nannies to create a totally tech-free home environment.
The average kid between 8 and 11 uses screens for more than three-and-a-half hours per day.

Only 5% of US kids meet expert recommendations for sleep, screen time, and exercise — here’s what they should be doing

Kids should get between nine and 11 hours of sleep a night, should limit recreational screen use to two hours per day, and should get at least an hour of moderate-to-vigorous exercise. The better kids in the US do on those guidelines, the better they perform on cognitive tests.
Kids are finding ingenious ways of gaming Apple's new screen time controls.

Kids as young as 7 are finding ingenious ways around Apple’s screen time controls

Kids are finding ingenious ways to get around screen time controls on their Apple devices, according to reports from parents posted online. One seven-year-old tricked the feature by uninstalling and reinstalling apps.

A new feature in the next iPhone software is going to shock people — it surprised even Apple’s CEO

People are going to be shocked about the number of hours per day they spend on their phone.

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

Silicon Valley parents can see firsthand, either through living or working in the Bay Area, that technology is potentially harmful to kids.
Don't believe the hype.

The ‘Tiger Mother’ didn’t let her daughter watch TV or Netflix until college — but you probably don’t need to do the sam...

Lulu Chua-Rubenfeld says her mother, the "Tiger Mother," banned TV and Netflix until Lulu went to college. But experts say watching TV isn't so bad for kids.
Navigating screen time for toddlers is a contentious topic among researchers and parents alike.

How much should toddlers use smartphones, tablets, and other screens? This pocket guide could help.

The glow of portable electronics is irresistible to infants and toddlers, but many parents aren't sure how to manage young kids' screen time. So we took the latest scientific research, official guidelines, and advice from childhood development experts to create this handy pocket guide.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

The behind-the-scenes story of why Apple received a letter from 2 huge investors about child safety features

BI PRIME: Apple was the target of an interesting PR situation in which everyone involved walked away winners. But Apple was somewhat blindsided by the situation.

I’ve worked in tech for 22 years — and it’s clear we’re living in an ‘addiction economy’

Tech juggernauts like Facebook and Google fundamentally depend on people's eyeballs staying glued to their devices.