What's the Right Age for a Child to Get a Smartphone?

Brian X. Chen from The New York Times, investigates the topic of what is the right age for a child to get a smartphone. As children get smartphone at a very young age, the risk of exposure to issues like online bullies, child predators or sexting, increases. The takeaway, is for the parents to wait as long as possible for that the children achieve the responsibility and maturity level that is needed in order to navigate safely through the internet, the apps and the games. The article also introduces steps that the parents can take to in order to protect their children.

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