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The Dark Psychology Of Social Media

What is the dark psychology of social media? New innovations come with high excitement but we rarely consider the downside of such innovations. Inventors also generally push the positive narratives without clear information on the limitations. The advent of social media Some decades ago, no one considered that we can communicate virtually as we do…

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How Technology Helps With Modern Day Parenting

As a parent, you will agree that technology can make the task of parenting easier. The act of parenting is definitely a full-time job. It requires all the attention and energy one can muster. As an expectant mother, bringing up children effectively is certainly not for the feeble or the faint at heart. Children need…

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Parents Overuse of their Phone Harming Family Time

Are you guilty of spending too much time on your phone? Have you ever considered that parents overuse of their phone might be harming family time? While a lot of parents complain about the fact that children spend a lot of time online, the children also feel neglected by their parents.   A survey of…

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How Technology and Dyslexia offers a Winning Solution

Cliff Weitzman used technology to provide a solution for people who have dyslexia and reading difficulties. His software program called Speechify transfers text to speech, making reading more accessible for users who are dyslexic, have sight challenges, or have English as a second language.  Amazing right? It all started the day he found out he…

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A Child’s Social Media Behaviour can Affect their Future

Could your child’s Social Media behaviour affect their future in any way? Most people use social media to connect with others and to share how they feel on a daily basis. Especially for young adults and teenagers; they share almost all feelings online. However, it is important that as we raise digital citizens; we are…

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Should Schools Ban Smartphones and Devices

This is a big question! Should schools ban smartphones and other devices? It is a big struggle because truly there is no easy nor one final answer. Smartphones and School Many schools and governments around the world are struggling. The reality; is that trying to figure out how to deal with smartphones and other devices…

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