Simplifying Science

A New Technology Revolution?

Six year olds don't need messaging apps or starter social media. Enough said. And, at long last, lots of people are starting to say it.

Last week, a coalition of health experts decided it was high time to make their voices heard. Organized by the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, an army of pediatricians and mental health experts added their names to a letter addressed to Facebook. At issue: FB Messenger Kids, a service that allows kids to send text and  images to recipients who are pre-vetted by parents. But really ...READ MORE