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Text Messaging and Sleep Deprivation in Teens

There is growing concern among parents and health professionals that text messaging is contributing to sleep deprivation, with teenagers being the most at risk group of being sleep deprived. Mobile phone ownership amongst children has risen exponentially in the last decade, with around 80% of 12-17 year olds…

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5 Popular Apps Among Teens to Keep Track Of

The smartphone has been in the spotlight for a few years now with its internet capabilities, built-in-camera, and many other “smart” features. Whether you are Team Apple or Team Samsung, there is a smartphone for you. However, with a smartphone, one receives great responsibility in picking out the…

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How to Track A Text Message Location

Tracking the location of users has been a controversial topic of discussion in mobile platforms. After all, location-tracking tools can be incredibly dangerous in the wrong hands. However, they can also be very useful in certain circumstances. When you are concerned for the well-being of your children, tracking…

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What the Statistics Say About Cyber Bullying

According to McAfee’s, “2014 Teens and the Screen study: Exploring Online Privacy, Social Networking and Cyberbullying,” 52% of students have reported having experienced some form of cyberbullying.  Of these, 20% experience electronic harassment on a regular basis. 87% of young respondents have witnessed cyberbullying.  This is a staggering…

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Facts: How Common is Cyber Bullying Among Teenagers?

Bullying is a form of aggressive behaviour geared toward intimidation and forceful influence on an individual or group to do or feel as the bully wants.  It may also be used to establish one’s rank in a social hierarchy.  Bullying spans all ages; but, it is better perceived…

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Text Message Monitoring & Privacy

The issue of privacy is a growing concern to parents in the digital age. Many parents want to know how they can keep an eye on what their children are doing on their phones and other devices, whilst at the same time give them a degree of privacy…

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