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The Science Behind Our Love For Social Media and Selfies

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How the FANG Playbook, Facebook-Amazon-Netflix-Google Playbook works:

 

None of the FANG companies created what most considered the most valuable pieces of their respective ecosystems; they simply made those pieces easier for consumers to access, so consumers increasingly discovered said pieces via the FANG home pages. And, given that Internet made distribution free, that meant the FANG companies were well on their way to having far more power and monetization potential than anyone realized… By owning the consumer entry point — the primary choke point — in each of their respective industries the FANG companies have been able to modularize and commoditize their suppliers, whether those be publishers, merchants and suppliers, content producers, or basically anyone who needs to be found on the Internet.
~ The IT era and the Internet Revolution by Ben Thompson

 

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Our Current Life Most Of Which Is Online:

 

Here is the Media Usage Recommendations for Children from the American Academy of Pediatrics “Avoid digital media for toddlers younger than 18 to 24 months other than video chatting. For children 18 to 24 months, watch digital media with them because they learn from watching and talking with you. Limit screen use for preschool children, ages 2 to 5, to just 1 hour a day of high-quality programming.”

Being on(line) means we must add value, always be available, be current and also flawless. In this ever-changing world of technology, how can we parent our children efficiently and effectively? Are we really equipped to fight information overload, distraction addiction, sexting, materialism, cyber bullying and adult content.
Read more to learn the truth about technology, self-help Digital detoxing tips and strategies to help your child cope with navigating both the REAL and ONLINE worlds.

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