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Instagram says new safety features will give parents more control over how long teens spend on site
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Instagram says new safety features will give parents more control over how long teens spend on site

Instagram's parent company Meta is giving parents new tools to watch over teens. The company announced that starting on Tuesday, parents will have more power to supervise and limit their teens' time on both Instagram and its Oculus Quest virtual reality headsets. They will be able to monitor what they're doing, and who they are interacting with. Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri told "CBS Mornings" that as a father himself, he wants Instagram to lead on teen safety online. "As a dad and as someone who's talked to a lot of experts around the world, we believe that parents know what's best for their children. What I'm most excited about is providing more tools for parents to shape their children's experience on Instagram and on Quest VR into what's best for...
Are we too dependent on technology?, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity
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Are we too dependent on technology?, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity

Representative image (Source: iStock)Without a doubt, technology has made life easier, more convenient, safer and enjoyable and the more it has advanced, the greater its impact on society. Technology has acted as the great enabler of the modern age. Cars, planes, Google, smartphones, computers, business software – all make us more efficient.The invention of GPS has revolutionised travel and its mass adoption has made it easy for people to find destinations with ease. Map apps even pinpoint faster routes and the roads to avoid because of accidents or other blockades that slow down traffic. This has revolutionised public transport such as Ola and Uber. Most planes fly on autopilot today and the day is not far when cars would be driven by computers. The UpsideConducting research was a major ...
Gen Z has lived their entire lives online. Some are fed up.
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Gen Z has lived their entire lives online. Some are fed up.

Watch the CBS Reports documentary "Are the Kids All Right?: The Internet" in the video player above, or stream it live on the CBS News app Sunday, May 8 at 8p, 11p and 2a ET.  The CBS Reports series "Are the Kids All Right?" explores the transformational shifts faced by today's youth — in their own words.Members of Generation Z were among the first to go from birth through adolescence to young adulthood connected to a screen. They're also among the first to say that they've had enough."I had a lovely time going on and feeling as though I had the world at my fingertips. I could connect to Olive Garden, I commented on the picture and they commented back, best day of my life," said Emma Lembke, a 19-year-old college freshman at Washington University in St. Louis, recalling her first e...