Truth About Tech

Truth About Tech

A campaign to catalyze tech industry reforms for kids' digital well-being
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Technology has revolutionized how our kids learn and play, and companies have a responsibility to build products with their youngest users in mind. Common Sense and the Center for Humane Technology, a new organization of former industry insiders, are joining forces to catalyze a more humane, kid-healthy digital world.

Truth About Tech: How Tech Has Kids Hooked

How We'll Make Change

Common Sense will work with consumers, policymakers, and the tech industry to identify solutions to help harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in kids' lives.
Our campaign currently has three priorities:

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Join Us: Truth About Tech IRL

We're visiting cities across the country to raise awareness and talk solutions. All events -- except as marked -- are free and open to the public. For more information on dates and locations, see below.

February 8
Washington D.C.
The Truth About Tech conference engaged policymakers, public health experts, and industry experts in discussing concerns about tech addiction and its impact on kids. Learn more
March 27
San Francisco, CA
Jim Steyer and Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) in conversation about shaping policy to protect kids at the state and federal levels. Learn more
April 25
Los Angeles, CA
A conversation with Common Sense, the Center for Humane Technology, and the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism about ensuring the digital health and well-being of America's kids. Learn more
May 2
New Orleans, LA
Jim Steyer and Tristan Harris in conversation about the techniques some tech companies use to capture our attention, and what the impact may be on our mental health, our communities, our children and our democracy. Learn more
Come back soon! More dates and speakers will be added. Sign up for updates.