Social media use increases depression and loneliness

In the first experimental study of Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram use, University of Pennsylvania psychologist Melissa G. Hunt showed a causal link between time spent on the platforms and decreased well-being

Thousands of mobile apps for children might be violating their privacy

Thousands of the most popular apps and games available, mostly free of charge, in the.

Do young children learn anything from YouTube videos?

In a new Acta Paediatrica study, children up to 2 years of age could be entertained and.

Researchers find link between excessive screen time and suicide risk

New research presents compelling evidence that the more time teenagers spend on smartphones and other.

Smartphone addiction creates imbalance in brain

Researchers have found an imbalance in the brain chemistry of young people addicted to smartphones.

Screen time might boost depression, suicide behaviours in teens

A new study finds that teens, especially girls, who spend several hours per day on.