Articles by Larry Magid

Advice for getting a child that first phone

August 24, 2017

As school gets underway, a lot of parents are considering buying their child a phone. That could be a good idea, especially for parents who want to be able to reach their child after school or even track their child's location

Fake news about ‘Blue Whale’ suicides is dangerous

July 13, 2017

I have heard from numerous child safety experts who tell me that stories such as “the dangerous game has been linked to at least 130 teen deaths,” as reported in the British tabloid The Sun, are grossly exaggerated. And, it turns out that  most of the initial stories about Blue Whale originated as fake news from Russia.
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