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FuFWD: Teens, Tech, and Parenting #0061

Teens and Tech. Is it a plague, or just a parental reality? Today – we’ll dig into Fortnight… And Screen Time Limits…And a bundle of CES gizmo’s for families. Plus – Did Facebook get kids to swipe parents credit cards? This is Future Forward. I’m Gene DeRose and I’m Steven Rosenbaum… Let’s launch

Sunday 2/27/19 10am.

1. Is Tech Good or Bad for Kids?

For teens, digital technology is good. Or bad. Or maybe neutral?
https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/01/for-teens-digital-technology-is-good-or-bad-or-maybe-neutral/

Forget Screen Time Rules — Lean In To Parenting Your Wired Child, Author Says
https://www.npr.org/2019/01/15/679304393/forget-screen-time-rules-lean-in-to-parenting-your-wired-child

This parenting trick could help curb your kid’s tech addiction
https://qz.com/1522287/this-parenting-trick-could-help-curb-your-kids-tech-addiction/

2. Fortnight

‘Fortnite’ and the collapse of parenting
https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/fortnite-and-the-collapse-of-parenting

The positive life skills Fortnite has taught my children
https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life-and-relationships/the-positive-life-skills-fortnite-has-taught-my-children-20181231-p50oxk.html

3. CES

CES 2019: The Best Tech and Gadgets for Parents

CES 2019: The Best Tech and Gadgets for Parents

Is this the future of parenting? ‘Family tech’ firms unveil a $300 breast massager and a pregnancy band that tracks your baby’s heartbeat in the womb
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6578979/CES-2019-Family-tech-gadgets-appeal-parental-anxiety.html

The Monit “Smart Diaper” Is the Latest Unnecessary Parenting Gadget

The Monit “Smart Diaper” Is the Latest Unnecessary Parenting Gadget

4. Tech News for Teens

Facebook knowingly duped game-playing kids and their parents out of money

Facebook knowingly duped game-playing kids and their parents out of money

Disney quietly shut down Babble, the parenting blog it once acquired for $40M
Is this the future of parenting? ‘Family tech’ firms unveil a $300 breast massager and a pregnancy band that tracks your baby’s heartbeat in the womb