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Survey: Parents not aware of smartphone danger

Feb 11, 2014, 5:49 AM EST
A model uses her smart phone backstage ahead of the Zambesi show during New Zealand Fashion Week at the Viaduct Events Centre on September 3, 2013 in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Many parents are out of touch with the dangers faced by their children on tablets and smartphones, according to a poll by BBC Learning. Almost one in five children said they had seen something on their devices that had upset them, twice the number parents had thought. A separate study found that just over 20% of parents do not monitor what their children are doing online.
 
Background:
Parents unaware of dangers faced by children on smartphones [BBC]
More and more children upset by online content - survey [Irish Independent]

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