Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

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How Connectivity for All Helps Everyone

December 1, 2022

The digital divide leaves people unconnected, but it also prevents important services from getting faster and smarter through technology. Today we have a chance to fix that.

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VR and MMOs vs. the “Metaverse”

November 17, 2022

Misconceptions and buzz about the metaverse are distracting from the need for action on existing technologies that already pose harm to kids.

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Kids Deserve Better Privacy in Virtual Reality

November 15, 2022

Our new report reveals how vulnerable our personal data is in VR, and why now is the time to define what privacy means for all of us.

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Representation Ratings Need to Reflect the Nuances of Kids' Ethnic-Racial and Social-Emotional Development

October 27, 2022

Common Sense Media's new ratings and reviews in Spanish will help parents find high-quality representations in media for their families.

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Reflecting on Over a Decade of Digital Citizenship Education

October 14, 2022

This Digital Citizenship Week, it's time to recognize how far we've come, and what the future holds for digital citizenship and our school communities.

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California Continues Its Leadership with Online Protections for Kids and Families

October 6, 2022

Two big legislative wins go a long way to protect kids' privacy and well-being online, but there's still more work to do.

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New Reviews Bring Spanish-Speaking Families the Media Guidance They've Been Looking For

September 15, 2022

Our new high-quality ratings and reviews in Spanish help fill the void for Latino parents and caregivers seeking culturally sensitive, age-appropriate TV shows and films for their families.

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This Back-to-School, It's Time to Talk Teacher Mental Health

August 31, 2022

Educators need more support for their own well-being so they can continue to teach and support our students.

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Supporting a Historic Opportunity to Close the Digital Divide

August 25, 2022

Our new public awareness campaign will help millions who need support to access the benefits of the Affordable Connectivity Program.

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How Emerging Content Creators and Platforms Can Help Kids Thrive in Uncertain Times

August 23, 2022

Insights from Common Sense's time at the U.K. Children's Media Conference.