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  1. Flipps Dazzles, Entertains and Educates Kids as it Boosts...Read the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... lean-back, big-screen experience. While mobile device usage by kids has tripled in the last three years, Common Sense Media confirms that children still spend 75 minutes per day in front of the TV. With over 10M downloads of its mobile app and 100+ ...

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  2. You Won't Believe How Little Americans ReadRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | Time

    ... and holidays, while those 20 - 24 average around 10. This, of course, is a decline: A report from Common Sense Media found that 45% of 17-year-olds admit only reading for pleasure a few times a year-up from 19% in 1984. The causes implicated were ...

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  3. Right to be forgotten: On social media, U.S. is behind EuropeRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... against their data being shared or used inappropriately." The report implicitly acknowledged what we at Common Sense Media have been advocating for years: we simply cannot allow tech companies to police themselves. Our children's privacy must be ...

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  4. Best educational apps for Chicago kidsRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | Chicago Parent

    ... bubble popping may be more entertainment than education. Look for reviews from reputable sources like Common Sense Media (CommonSenseMedia.com) before you download. 5 Do encourage unstructured, undirected, screen-free play. Designate the majority of ...

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  5. Here's how to have the best summer everRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | ESchool News

    ... powerful learning tools - smartphones, tablets or other mobile technology - wherever they go. That's why Common Sense Media has pulled together a list of the best apps, games, and websites for kids and families to find engaging and educational ...

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  6. Parents get smart by blocking phonesRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    The use of smartphones and tablets among children has tripled since 2011, says Common Sense Media, a based non-profit organisation that studies the effects of media and technology on young users.

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  7. Reading for fun drops dramatically among teens, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... Various studies have looked at reading trends and achievement, but a report by San Francisco-based Common Sense Media examined changes over time that were revealed in seven surveys and tests by public and private groups. The authors compiled those ...

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  8. New app makes for happy parentsRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    Usage of smartphones and tablets among children has tripled since 2011, according to Common Sense Media, a -based non-profit organisation that studies the effects of media and technology on young users.

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  9. New app lets parents control children\ s devices [ITP.net (United Arab Emirates)]Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... and play with apps. Usage of smartphones and tablets among children has tripled since 2011, according to Common Sense Media, a San Francisco based non-profit that studies the effects of media and technology on young users. DinnerTime Plus, another ...

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  10. Background Television Noise: The Soundtrack Of American Households...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Medical Daily

    ... platforms, including cellphones and iPads, with 34 percent using computers, according to a new study from Common Sense Media , a non-profit based in San Francisco. On average, time spent by young children on "traditional" digital media, televisions ...

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  11. New 'parent control' app remotely turns-off your kid's smartphoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Russia Taday

    ... Since 2011, usage of smartphones and tablets among young users has increased threefold, according to Common Sense Media, a San Francisco based non-profit that analyzes the effects of such technology on children. But frustrated parents at wits' end ...

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  12. New apps let parents control kids' access to smart phones, tablets from their own phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | The Raw Story

    ... to the devices. Usage of smartphones and tablets among children has tripled since 2011, according to Common Sense Media, a San Francisco based non-profit that studies the effects of media and technology on young users. A new app called DinnerTime ...

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  13. Apps Let Parents Control Children's Usage of Electronic DevicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | Voice of America

    Usage of smartphones and tablets among children has tripled since 2011, according to Common Sense Media, a San Francisco based non-profit that studies the effects of media and technology on young users.

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  14. Apps let parents control children's usage of electronic devicesRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | West Australian

    ... to the devices. Usage of smartphones and tablets among children has tripled since 2011, according to Common Sense Media, a San Francisco based non-profit that studies the effects of media and technology on young users. A new app called DinnerTime ...

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  15. This is the absolute worst way to teach your kids to readRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Salon

    ... academic future. If they're particularly well-informed, they're aware that a recent report from Common Sense Media indicates the number of children aged 8 to 17 reading for pleasure has dropped significantly in the past few years. Digital media is ...

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  16. Could the Digital Generation Close the EBook on Reading?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | EContent Magazine

    ... explains that although many teens still do read, "a roundup of studies, put together by the nonprofit Common Sense Media, shows a clear decline over time. Nearly half of 17-year-olds say they read for pleasure no more than one or two times a year - ...

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  17. The social network bugaboo: being connected isn't all badRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | SlashGear.com

    ... and more. In the same vein, not all studies related to social networking portray negative outcomes. Common Sense Media conducted a research study on teens and their usage of social networks like Facebook, and amongst the findings say that, "Many ...

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  18. Reading for fun drops dramatically among teens, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... Various studies have looked at reading trends and achievement, but a report by San Francisco-based Common Sense Media examined changes over time that were revealed in seven surveys and tests by public and private groups. The authors compiled those ...

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  19. Slender Man-inspired m...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | The Coastal Courier

    ... like plants and animals, "soak up" the good or bad aspects of their environments. Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, wrote the Wisconsin incident shows parents should monitor and control children's exposure to media. "Mature content may not be ...

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  20. Studies show teens rea...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Coastal Courier

    ... not reading for pleasure like they have in the past. According to a gathering of studies by the nonprofit Common Sense Media, "nearly half of 17-year-olds say they read for pleasure no more than one or two times a year - if that." Jim Steyer, CEO ...

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