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“We do not take a 13-year-old boy to a sex-shop, not anything goes in the digital world”, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech at UNESCO.
Research in Spain fuels the political debate about limiting the power of the porn industry. Christian activists have long been alerting about the damaging effects on children and youth.
“Mandatory age verification is a world first, we want the UK to be the safest place to be online”, government says. Measure will come into force in July.
96% of young people between 14 and 24 use instant messaging as their preferred means of communication with family and friends.
It was launched during the Week of Prayer. More than 1,000 people have downloaded the app in the first days.
The 2017 version of the Reformer’s translation is offered for free by the German Bible Society.
Several faith organizations are working together to help the Venezuelan refugees. Three million Venezuelans have left their country in the last year. “This is the biggest refugee crisis in South America”, the UN says.
Communications technology, changes culture. And just as the printing press, the telegraph, radio, and television have done, so the internet is changing our culture. And at lightning speed.
The migrant crisis now forms part of imaginary technology through different initiatives and platforms, such as mobile phone apps and videogames.
Virtual reality, 5G and artificial intelligence are among some of the services highlighted in the latest edition of the Mobile World Congress. “What do we contribute apart from the trace of our fingerprints?”, asks IT engineer Jesús Muñoz.
The meausre applies to all pupils up to age of 15. Teachers are tired of the “unending war” against these devices.
Digital reading, often by design, makes meditation difficult, because hyperlinks outward, continually refreshing newsfeeds and flashing ad banners are constantly encouraging us to move.
The use of these devices at an early age “causes lack of interaction and impairs the healthy development of their senses”, pediatricians around the world are saying.
Over 80% of asylum seekers have smartphones. A Trans World Radio app offers over 300 audio programs to “address trauma and other difficulties refugees face in Europe.”
Users can call, text and use data at the same price they pay at home. “It is one of our greatest and most tangible successes”, the EU says in a statement.
“Criminals may start with social networking platforms and then move to phone and video chat”, says Christian expert Ioana Humelnicu. “Being judged is the biggest fear of victims.”
At least 5% of men between 18 and 24 years old have some form of gambling addiction. “Technology makes gambling easier”, Christian expert says.
Spanish Christians organised a short films contest about daily corruption. Members of the “#Breakupwithit” campaign were part of the jury.
“Jesus VR – The Story of Christ”, will be available on all major mobile and premium VR platforms on Christmas.
Agape created a mobile app for refugees. It helps them to communicate better and get valuable information to feel welcome in their new surroundings.
Around half of all teachers knew of children, including primary-school pupils as young as seven, using social media to send sexist and bullying messages.
Instant messaging programs are more dangerous than social media. Values, education and teaching teenagers social skills, good ways to fight against cyberbullying.
Mobile phones are specially attacked to obtain information like bank accounts or credit cards. Europe is the most secure territory, with Norway, Sweden and France leading the way.
It was launched in November 2013 and aimes to reach the “digital natives”. Children use it mostly on the tablets of their parents.