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Jan Willem Poot, a former gambling addict and founder of Yes We Can youth clinics, spoke to Parent Zone’s Yusuf Tamanna. He offers tips on noticing the signs of gambling addiction in young people and how to talk about it.
Dr Mark Griffiths, professor of behavioural addiction at Nottingham Trent University, offers his advice for parents concerned about their child's online gaming habits.
The experience young people are having online using social media is leading them to question their own identify and appearance, according to a new report out today.
The Government has formally proposed that the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) be designated as the regulator for the age verification of online pornography in the UK.
Whether it’s Alexa, Cortana or Siri, families are turning to these voice-controlled devices to help lighten the workload of their busy lives. But what are they and how can they impact family life?
The majority of young people feel they haven't received sufficient education in developing and managing healthy relationships, according to new findings from CEOP and Brook's Digital Romance report.
A report by the Gambling Commission has found that almost 500,000 children are gambling every week. With the lines blurring between gaming and gambling, children as young as 11 are using skin betting and in-game loot boxes to win items, often weaponry, that can then be exchanged for real money.
There are concerns that in a digital world, children’s personal information is being gathered and used to bombard them with targeted advertising. This leaves young people's personal information at risk of exposure online.
In October the government published its Internet Safety Strategy green paper, launching a consultation process that closed this week. Here's Parent Zone's response.
The national curriculum needs to teach young people how to critique information online, according to an expert in digital media speaking at Westminster on 28 November 2018.