Baroness Beeban Kidron OBE, Founder of the children’s charity 5Rights discusses how growing up in a Digital world directly impacts on a child’s development. ‘Evidence is growing of the Impact of prolonged use of social media on children and young people. Recent US research, based on examining the online activities of more than half a million teens revealed that nearly half who used screens for more than five hours a day regularly had suicidal thoughts, feelings of anxiety, or depression. Facebook recently announced that it was introducing a Messenger for Kids aged 6 to 12. Facebook assured parents that this was not a cynical
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