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    Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight Social Media

    In a report from the New York Times, a group of former Facebook and Google employees aren't happy with the ill effects of social networks and smartphones, and are creating a union to fight what they helped build. The coalition is called the "Center for Humane Technology" and plans on an...
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    Experts Say Facebook Should Get Rid Of It's App For Kids

    A group letter was sent from the "Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood" to Mark Zuckerberg urging him to discontinue "Messenger Kids" a social media app for children under 13. "Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood" is a group of 100 experts, advocates and parenting organizations...
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    Facebook Releases New Messenger Kids App

    Facebook released their new Messenger Kids app today that they say is a safe and easy way for kids to video chat and message with their family and friends. This app can be controlled from the parents Facebook account so that should give it the added security that's needed. I like the thought...
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    Kids Not Getting Enough Sleep Because of Smart Phones

    I am the parents of two teenagers and I figured this out years ago, before any of these two large national surveys were done. A 2014 study found that 80 percent of teens admitted to using their phones when they were supposed to be sleeping – a practice some call "vamping." Some said they...
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