Nearly half of girls aged 11 to 18 have suffered harassment or abuse on social media, new findings show.
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Parents are divided about whether it is right to post photos of one's children to social media, according to a study by the UK's communications watchdog.
Ofcom reported that just over half of parents it surveyed said they avoided what it termed "sharenting" altogether.
What can we learn about ourselves from the things we ask online? US data scientist Seth Stephens‑Davidowitz analysed anonymous Google search results, uncovering disturbing truths about our desires, beliefs and prejudices
How are children’s play objects shaped by technological inventions? As toys become increasingly connected online, Bieke Zaman, Donell Holloway and Leila Green research the ‘Internet of Toys’.
Instagram is rated as the worst social media platform when it comes to its impact on young people's mental health, a UK snapshot survey suggests.
The poll asked 1,479 people aged 14-24 to score popular apps on issues such as anxiety, depression, loneliness, bullying and body image.
Instagram said keeping the platform a safe and supportive place for young people was a top priority.
Instagram is introducing two new tools to help keep Instagram a safe place for self-expression — a filter to block certain offensive comments and a spam filter in nine languages. These tools are the next step in their commitment to foster kind, inclusive communities on Instagram.