A summary of the key findings from a report examining how the addictive nature of some technologies can affect users’ engagement with gaming and social media, particularly amongst younger people. It was written as a response to the inquiry of the UK Parliament’s Select Committee on Digital, Culture, Media and Sport into Immersive and Addictive Technologies.
A summary of the results of the Ofcom Children’s Media Literacy Tracker, a large-scale quantitative survey based on in-home interviews with children aged 5-15 and their parents/carers, and with parents/carers of children aged 3-4. A sample of 2,059 parents and children were interviewed between April and June 2016. This Research highlights presents results related to children’s media take up and use.