Let’s be honest here - how many times do you check your phone per day? More than 30 times, 40 if you’re really bored? How about 150 times? Yes, you read that right, according to Adam Alter, author of Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked, the average millennial [...]
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Should your children stay away from Yellow?
A recently released app called Yellow has drawn media attention for all the wrong reasons. What is being advertised as “an easy and free way to make friends” is now being criticized for being the “Tinder for Teens”. Just like Tinder, Yellow allows its users swipe to left and right to either like or pass [...]
Top Tech Skills your 21st Century Children Need to Know
At ParentsCorner we’re often asked “How much technology is too much?” There is no quick answer to this. With technology being so essential to our everyday lives, workplaces and communications, it goes without saying that children need to learn the relevant skills to traverse the tech space. The tricky part comes in when deciding what [...]