What can you do to help prevent an addiction to social media?

2021-07-28T21:13:09+00:00July 20, 2021|Blog|

By Madison Forster Social media can be a great tool for connecting with friends and family. A healthy amount of scrolling through your newsfeed can’t hurt you, right? “A 2012 study from Harvard found that sharing personal information on social media taps into the "reward" center of our brain, triggering [...]

How are the feeds of Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram tailored to the user?

2021-07-28T20:54:50+00:00July 20, 2021|Blog|

By Madison Forster  The feeds of social media apps are often tailored to the user, so what does that mean? A lot of social media apps run on an algorithm. “Social media algorithms are a way of sorting posts in a users’ feed based on relevancy instead of publish time” [...]

Can I stop/block strangers speaking to my child and just allow friends on online games?

2021-07-28T20:52:16+00:00July 20, 2021|Blog|

By Madison Forster You may be relieved to hear that the answer is yes, you can block strangers and just allow friends to play with your child while online gaming. Depending on the game console, there are ways to change the settings. If your child has an Xbox 1 or [...]

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