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Online can benefit kids

Getting your child engaged with education is important and tech can be a great way to help.

Opening toys for a living

YouTube's top earner is a woman who films clips of herself unwrapping children's toys.

What you need to know about Instagram

If there's anything you can say about kids' behaviour online, it's that trends move quickly.

A tablet for a 5-year-old?

Suddenly, we were faced with the prospect of our 5-year-old owning a tablet, on which she could play games, practice reading or surf the internet.

Yes, you can master Pinterest

There are two types of pinners: people who do it for fun and businesses that want to entice customers. Here are some key tips for each.

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Social media lesson goes viral

A teacher in the United States taught her students a lesson about social media they won't forget in a hurry.

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Dealing with family on Facebook

Hands up if you have relatives who embarrass you on social media or hijack your special moments?

Why my Facebook is a baby-free zone

I won't be posting pictures of my baby on Facebook. There are pros and cons to this policy.

School's radio station a hit

Teacher has been recognised by Microsoft for radio venture that kids are lining up to work on.

Tablets 'hold students back'

Increased smart device use at schools is hampering pupils' computer skills development, industry experts say.

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Bath photos 'inappropriate'

Model Rhys Uhlich has hit out at Facebook after a photo of his young family in the bath was deemed inappropriate.

School on alert after threats

A girl targeted by an online predator raises alarm bells about social media use at a Waitara school.

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Online life and real-life problems

Teen's online behaviours may create real-life problems like relationship abuse and negative thoughts on body image, according to two new studies.

Why kids should learn to code

The three Rs may soon have a C next to them as the move toward teaching coding in New Zealand schools gathers pace.

Getting pics from phone to frame

With just a few swipes you can share your photos with friends and family, but there is joy in printing a photo.

ALICE MANNERS

The CEO at work and home

Want to have it all? Thanks to new tech tools your dream could become reality.

Phones capture moments best

OPINION: I love taking photos, especially capturing my family's life as it unfolds.

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Keep your kids safe on social media

Experts share their advice on how to keep your kids safe on social media sites.

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App review: Emlings

I refuse to buy any games or apps online when there are so many cool ones out there for free.

Tampon game destigmatises

HANNAH FRANCIS
Two New York school girls have created a video game that features tampons instead of weapons.

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