Kids ages eight to 18 are becoming more addicted to technology, and it is leading to negative consequences, such as the need for instant gratification, poor face-to-face interaction and risk of depression.
A student team’s dating-like app designed to match landlords and renters of properties called Venga won $22,000 last week at the New Venture Challenge, an on-campus competition for student entrepreneurs.
Some professors think times are changing and banning phone use in class may be a lost cause.
Asking when is the appropriate time to give a child a cellphone may not be the pertinent question for parents, according to BYU marriage, family and human development professor Sarah Coyne.
First came the smartphone. Then social media. Then LOLs and BTWs, #TBTs and #MCMs, likes and loves, gifs and emojis.