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TikTok ban in India: Here's how to monitor your child's online activity to ensure safety

TikTok may seem a form of innocuous entertainment. Sometimes, even parents make short video clips featuring their kids. We asked experts to tell us how to exercise online safety, particularly when it comes to kids using the platform.

‘Too much digital usage can affect a growing child’s brain’

We no longer challenge the frontal lobe of our brain to work hard, which has led to a generation with low distress tolerance and the need for immediate gratification.


Chinese doctor commits suicide after being targeted online

A video of the incident was posted on Chinese social media allegedly by the boy’s family, stating that a minor was assaulted by a government employee.

First lady convening tech companies to tackle cyberbullying

Melania Trump is bringing the tech giants, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Twitter together to tackle cyber bullying.

Majority of 8-12 year old kids prone to online threats: WEF report

A report jointly published by the World Economic Forum and DQ Institute has shown that over 50 percent of children between the ages of 8 and 12 are vulberable to cyber threats.

Microsoft lists parental control options for Windows 10, Xbox

Microsoft has introduced parental controls for systems running on Windows 10. The features, say Microsoft, will help keep children safe in the cyber world.


Facebook, Twitter to face a fine if cyberbullying in the UK not tackled

Social-media giants such as Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will have to reveal the scale of cyber bullying in the UK and face being made to pay the cost of dealing with it.

Kids with cell phones more at risk of cyberbullying: Study

The findings showed that children who owned cell phones were significantly more likely to report being a victim of cyberbullying, especially in grades 3 and 4. The increased risk could be tied to increased opportunity and vulnerability.

Misogyny, sexism, threats: Women fight it all online too

A woman who dares to have an opinion and broadcast it too, is highly likely to be personally targeted by denizens with the aim to ‘put her in her place’ and see her silenced.

China mulls juvenile protection against online bullying

Chinese authorities have published a draft regulation protecting minors' rights in cyberspace, including remedies for cyber bullying