Ex-Facebook, Google Employees Launch Campaign To Combat Tech AddictionFormer employees at companies such as Google and Facebook are pushing for tech companies to rethink and redesign addictive and intrusive tools under a new organization called Center for Humane Technology.
Survey Finds Lower-Income Kids Spend More Time On DevicesChildren in lower-income families spend more time watching TV and using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes, according to a survey released Thursday.
Study Finds Teens Spend 9 Hours A Day With Media On AverageTeenagers spend nearly nine hours a day absorbing media and despite all the new options, music and television remain the favorites.
State Senate Considers Sacramento Mother’s Anti-Bullying BillLegislation co-authored by a Sacramento mother whose son committed suicide because of peer abuse would establish the California Bullying Hotline.
Cyber Bullying Curriculum Incorporated In SF Public Schools All 55,000 San Francisco public school students are learning how to spot and avoid cyber bullying as part of a new curriculum being implemented with help from Common Sense Media.
Bay Area Watchdog Group Targets Cyberbullying In Back-To-School CampaignA Bay Area-based nonprofit kicks off a national campaign Monday against cyberbullying coinciding with the back-to-school period.
Mountain View Town Hall Explores How Advertisers Track Kids’ Web BrowsingThe growing use of smartphones by digitally savvy teenagers has some parents calling for new tools to protect how their children’s Internet browsing gets tracked by marketers.
Bay Area Privacy Advocates Cheer FTC's Proposed 'Do Not Track' ListFederal regulators are proposing the creation of a "Do Not Track" list for the Internet. It would allow people to prevent Internet marketers from tracking their Web browsing habits for targeted advertising.