Tuesday, April 16, 2024
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Anne-Marie Tomchak: As parents fret over their children’s smartphone addiction, tech companies need to step up and do their bit

Murdered Brianna Ghey was addicted to her smartphone, according to her mother, Esther, who is now campaigning for tighter online safety regulations. Photo: PA

To give a child a smartphone, or not give them a smartphone. That is the question. When, if ever, is the right time?

The conversation about the impact of smartphones and social media on children and teenagers has been going around and around in circles for decades.


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