Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority

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Kids' TV Has Rules. It's the Internet's Turn.
Much of the modern digital environment is designed by adults, for adults, to market and sell things. Despite the fact that children are avid users of browsers, games, social media, or easily... read more
Jim Steyer
CEO and Founder | Dad of four
Will the California Legislature Demand That Tech Protect Kids' Privacy?
There is great news coming out of California for families concerned about digital well-being. A new bill, co-sponsored by Common Sense, has been introduced to help protect consumers' data privacy and... read more
Poll: "Privacy Matters" for Parents and Teens on Social Media
Feeling overwhelmed by the news about Cambridge Analytica, Alexa mishaps, and Facebook "bugs"? Common Sense and SurveyMonkey recently polled parents and teens to learn more about how families view... read more
Move Fast and Fix Facebook for Kids
Update: June 11, 2018 In response to the recent Facebook data breach, Common Sense Kids Action filed a follow-up letter with the FTC asking that, as the FTC investigates the Cambridge Analytica data... read more
New Research Raises Privacy Concerns for Young Kids' and Families' Media Use
Common Sense’s new Zero to Eight research report offers a wealth of insight for parents and policymakers who are faced with an ever-evolving media landscape. How much time are kids spending in front... read more
Creating Access to Digital Citizenship and Media-Literacy Education
Kids and teens today are using the immense power of digital media to explore, connect, create, and learn in ways never before imagined. With this power, young people have extraordinary opportunities... read more
California Launches Digital Citizenship Week
I joined Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park) at Ramona Elementary School in Alhambra, California, for a press conference to announce the passage of legislation declaring October 16-22 Digital... read more
Making Digital Citizenship a Key Component of Back-to-School Time
Students across California are returning to school. It's the time of year to think about school supplies, getting class schedules, and learning about the new teacher. As more and more students use... read more


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