By B.N. Frank
The most heartbreaking part of this NBC segment may be at the end of the video when Savannah Sellers references a comment made by a 14 year old who wishes her parents would have taken her phone away when she was 11. Then again – some of the adult broadcasters admitted they also had some of the same issues with social media as the teens.
Activist Post and many others have reported about this topic many times before. We aren’t the only ones who have emphasized how Silicon Valley parents (aka tech parents) have been taking extreme measures to keep their kids away from screens (like spying on their nannies).
Regardless of any of this, tech companies are still shamelessly pushing these products on kids and schools are getting worse in forcing screen use as early as kindergarten with substantial funding from tech companies.
So how much more paid research needs to be done before more American parents decide to do more about ALL THE ISSUES associated with excessive screen use and exposure?
- Smartphone Notifications Train Brains to Go “Completely Haywire,” While Radiation Disrupts Blood-brain Barrier, Causes Leaking, and Kills Brain Cells.
- List of Most and Least Harmful Cancer-Causing Radiation-Emitting Smartphones
- Toddlers and Screens: More Than 1 Hour a Day Can Cause Developmental Delays and Have Lasting Effects on Attention, Language, Memory
- People Have Died From Excessive Video Game Use. Seriously.
- Tucker Carlson and Michelle Malkin Bash Big Tech For Pushing Products In Schools and Data Mining Students
- Research: Growing Epidemic of Tech-Related Sleep Disruption Includes Americans Who Text in Their Sleep
- Selfie Wrist,” “Text Neck,” Screen Addiction, Macular Degeneration and Blindness, Insomnia, Anxiety, Brain Cancer and Tumors – Ain’t Smart Phones Grand.
- Fox News Covers “60 Minutes” Segment On Kids And Screens: “Kids’ Brains Are Being Damaged”
- CBS 60 Minutes “Extra” Segment Reveals Research Confirming That “Toddlers Need Laps More Than Apps”
- CBS “60 Minutes” Reports on $300M Federal Study on American Kids’ Brains Being Compromised by Screens
- Environmental Attorney, Author, Activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Wants Federal Warnings about WiFi Radiation Exposure Especially in re Kids
- Hooray for Hollywood Activists Demanding Federal Warnings About Exposure To Radiation From WiFi
- NPR on Fortnight Video Game Addiction in Kids and Adults: Same Heartbreaking Stories – Different Day
- Study: Parents’ Frequent Smartphone Use Impairs Connection With Their Kids.
- Bill Maher on Social Media Tycoons Being “Tobacco Farmers in T-Shirts Selling an Addictive Product to Children
- NY Public Library Encouraging Kids to Download Books on Instagram When Research Says Blue Light From Screens Can Cause Blindness and Excessive Screen Use Causes Mental Health Issues and More
- “Child, Disrupted” is the Latest in a Long List of Documentary Films Addressing the Adverse Effects of Technology on Children
Concerned yet? See our archives for more of the same and visit the following websites:
- Americans for Responsible Technology
- Clear Light Ventures
- Environmental Health Trust
- Generation Zapped
- National Association for Children and Safe Technology
- Parents for Safe Technology
- Physicians for Safe Technology
- Wireless Information Network
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