Articles tagged with 'social media' | Checkup Newsroom

Checkup Newsroom (social media)

2019
April
12,
2019
| 10:41 AM America/Chicago
My 8 year old asks about once a week, “Dad, when can I start my YouTube channel?” And, I’m pretty sure my freshly minted 10 year old will soon be asking about his own Twitter, Instagram or YouTube account soon. I realize this is a tricky situation...
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2016
May
03,
2016
| 09:54 AM America/Chicago
If you ask most teens what they enjoy doing in their free time, you can bet you’ll hear the words Facebook, Instagram, or Snapchat in their answer. Teenagers’ lives exist on social media. They use it to communicate, post photos, share content and ess...
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March
08,
2016
| 10:31 AM America/Chicago
1. Connectivity Games and apps that are locally loaded and need no connectivity to the Internet to work are not categorized as "dangerous" as long as the content is appropriate for the age level of the child. However, most "free" apps require some...
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2015
January
05,
2015
| 17:03 PM America/Chicago
Since the beginning of time little children have been playing with sticks. You might think that with kids using technology more and more they play less and less with the real thing. But in this day and age, apps can be the new stick – just as fun, an...
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