Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

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Kids and Media: Four Trends to Watch in 2023

January 12, 2023

Our 2022 research highlights where government and industry can do more to support and protect our kids.

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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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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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The Time Is Now for Comprehensive Federal Data Privacy Legislation

June 16, 2022

The American Data Privacy and Protection Act presents a historic opportunity to protect kids – and all of us – online, but it needs to be strengthened.

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What Are Kids Doing in the Metaverse?

March 23, 2022

Our new report shares the details families, companies, and lawmakers need to keep kids safe.

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Kids' Media Use Accelerated Rapidly During the Pandemic

March 23, 2022

The Common Sense Census 2021 reveals what tweens and teens truly enjoy about media … and what they don’t.

Targeted Ads Be Gone

February 2, 2022

What Europe's proposed ban and the Digital Services Act could mean for American kids and families