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Wednesday, November 8, 2023

New Poll Reveals Washingtonians Want Stronger Online Protections for Kids and Teens

Concern about online exposure to harmful content, privacy violations, addiction, and illegal activities puts pressure on the state's lawmakers to pass legislation this year to protect kids and teens online.

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Teens Are Bombarded with Hundreds of Notifications a Day on Their Smartphones, New Report Reveals

A new report from Common Sense Media that analyzed data from young people's phones and gathered insights from conversations with teens themselves shows how smartphones impact their school days, sleep routines, and stress levels.

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Common Sense Media Creates One-Stop Resource to Help Protect Kids' Privacy

The organization's industry-leading privacy ratings for apps and platforms are now integrated into reviews, helping families and educators make the best media and tech decisions for kids.


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