Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

Why Is There So Much Momentum for Protecting Kids Online?

April 6, 2023

Bills in states like Maryland, California, and Utah are paving the way for improving the digital landscape for kids, but will the federal government follow suit?

Targeted Ads Be Gone

February 2, 2022

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

Social Media Is Doing More Harm Than Good

December 17, 2021

Congress is facing a watershed opportunity to change the trajectory of social media for our kids.

Why We Shouldn’t Demonize Kids’ Screen Time

December 13, 2021

New research reveals how tweens and teens have been using media to connect, create and learn during the pandemic.

Why We Can't Trust Facebook to Keep Kids Safe

September 30, 2021

Legislation proposed in the CAMRA and KIDS Acts would put much-needed guardrails in place to protect kids and teens online.

Opportunities and Challenges in Online Content Management

July 1, 2021

Common Sense feedback on R Street's project on content regulation

Protecting Children's Mental Health in the Age of Social Media

May 25, 2021

This Mental Health Awareness Month, we need to hold Big Tech accountable for the harm they can cause.

Seeking Greater Diversity in YouTube Videos for Kids

May 4, 2021

Some of the most popular YouTube videos for kids are lacking in BIPOC characters

Representation Matters: Four Powerful Statements from "Women in Focus: Big Tech and the Future of Hollywood"

April 27, 2021

The event featured women from politics and media discussing everything from the impact of big tech to the importance of representation in movies and TV