Growth and Development
Report finds children are often consuming pervasive and inappropriate advertising, violence and other questionable content while watching online videos.
Children whose parents didn’t have college degrees were more likely to have digital information transferred to third parties – including Facebook Graph – despite child privacy laws prohibiting the practice.
Nearly three fourths of parents misreported preschoolers’ mobile technology use; some children ages 3-5 engaged with apps intended for teens and adults.
Being overly restrictive with children’s diets might not be the best strategy; most finicky eaters maintain a healthy childhood weight.