Posts tagged "mobile"

FTC: Kids' apps collect, share data without parental consent, knowledge

Do you know what your child is sharing on the apps that they use? The Federal Trade Commission’s “Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade” reviewed apps available in the Apple App Store and on Google, and found that many parents do not know what information the kids’ apps are collecting, and... Read more »

Questions to ask before getting your tween a cell phone

This is the second article in a week-long series on tween cell phone usage. The questions of if and when to purchase a cell phone for your tween do not have easy answers.  A website run by the American Academy of Pediatricts, HealthyChildren.org, answers the question by saying, “There really is no ‘right’ age to... Read more »