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Marketing and advertising to children: a necessary evil?
Although the advertising industry is subject to regulation, child-targeted advertising remains a concern, especially as kids spend more time online. Experts debate in our latest podcast According to Fast Food Facts 2013, children under six saw almost three adverts for fast foods every day, while 12-17-year-olds saw almost five adverts a day. Amidst the obesity debate, concerns over how children consume media have crossed into new territory as it becomes increasingly difficult to regulate...
Guardian Sustainable Business: Big Data
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Technology & Children in the Developing World
The opportunity for technology to be a force for innovation, education and change in the developing world has been widely acknowledged, with digital tools now recognised for their positive effects on children's lives across the globe. However, as with any new force, it must all be in good measure and technology is no exception. Ensuring that the right type of product, whether that be a laptop, tablet or mobile, reaches the right communities with the infrastructure to maintain it, is vital...