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Since the Covid, children spend even more time in front of screens

Repeated confinements, distance school, telework… The health crisis linked to Covid-19 has greatly modified the digital practices of families, as revealed by a study carried out by Ipsos for the National Union of Family Associations (Unaf) and the Observatory of parenthood and digital education (Open) published Monday, February 7 (1). First observation: 44% of parents […]

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Children and screens: the effectiveness of parental controls by default questions

The deputy (LREM) Bruno Studer, supported by the whole of the majority group, presents this Wednesday January 12 in the Committee for Cultural Affairs of the National Assembly, a bill “aimed at encouraging the use of parental control”. → MAINTENANCE. Bruno Studer: “My law on parental control must provoke a debate” It resumes a commitment […]

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“Adolescents first use the screens to decompress”

The cross: What are the digital practices of adolescents? Barbara Fontar: These practices vary according to the moments of the life and the social situations. The first use, the one that worries adults so much, is entertainment. Screens are an extraordinary support for decompression in the face of increasingly strong academic pressure. Adolescents decompress and […]

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Children and overexposure: “A screen is not a toy”

La Croix L’Hebdo: You consider that overexposure to screens in children and more particularly in toddlers (0-6 years) is “the new disease of the century”. How is this overexposure characterized? Anne-Lise Ducanda: There has been a worrying turn over the past ten years. Children are now subjected directly to screens: using an adult’s smartphone, watching […]

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Video games, the driving force behind success

In 2020, the video game industry broke all records with a turnover of 5.3 billion euros, up 11.3%, according to the annual report of the Syndicate of Leisure Software Publishers ( Sell), published in March. Containment obviously has something to do with it. Deprived of outings and social relations, the French “escaped” by playing massively, […]