Report: More youth use smartphones as route to Web

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CHICAGO (AP) — Keep computers in a common area so you can monitor what your kids are doing.

Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight:

This is something that’s of increasing concern in our own family, now that our son has a smartphone and uses it to access the web freely. We have yet to figure out how to have full "set-it-and-forget-it" parental controls on my son’s Android phone, and I can see how, with the proliferation of mobile devices continuing, that this will be an issue. The Web has always been a place without censorship–will that need to be put in place eventually? Or will better means be available so that parents can help control what kids see? Time will tell…interesting article. 


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About TechCommGeekMom

Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has recently started her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog,, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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