Friday 22 June 2018

Cowed into subservience by the tech giants' dollar

'Mobile phone apps are posing an enormous threat to the mental health and well-being of our young people' (stock photo)
'Mobile phone apps are posing an enormous threat to the mental health and well-being of our young people' (stock photo)
Editorial

Editorial

Every parent's worst nightmare used to be a phrase encompassing the horrific idea of a child being abducted.

In the era of what can be described as 'anti-social networks', it now extends to the internet, where a child can be targeted anywhere by a predator who they may never come into physical contact with.

The horrific case of Matthew Horan will send a shiver down the spine of many parents who are concerned about protecting their children.

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