Concern about online exposure to harmful content, privacy violations, addiction, and illegal activities puts pressure on the state's lawmakers to pass legislation this year to protect kids and teens online.
A new report from Common Sense Media that analyzed data from young people's phones and gathered insights from conversations with teens themselves shows how smartphones impact their school days, sleep routines, and stress levels.
Major grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies will support initiatives to protect children and families online, including Common Sense’s AI ratings and reviews system, cybersecurity education, and data privacy and platform accountability policy advocacy.
In response to high demand from parents and educators, Common Sense Media will build a new AI ratings and reviews system to help families and policymakers make informed decisions about artificial intelligence tools and programs.
A first-in-the-nation California bill would permit families to hold social media companies liable for causing children to die from fentanyl overdoses, choking challenges, and suicide, to develop eating disorders, and to become addicted to social media
National survey by Common Sense Media provides new insights into how teens interact with online pornography, from how old teens were when they first encountered pornography to how it impacts their views on sex and sexual relationships.
Digital Citizenship Week, which runs October 17–21, marks the 10-year anniversary since Common Sense Education created the weeklong recognition to help educators address the critical issues children face in a fast-changing world of media and technology.