It’s not uncommon for children to own a mobile phone today, and while there’s no “right” or “wrong” age to own one, parents shouldn’t feel pressurised into buying one. If your child does have a mobile phone, it is important to monitor the conversations that take place across social networks and messaging apps.
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Originally published in the City Press, Sunday 6 May 2018.
Welcome to Wired to the Web. My name is Nafisa Akabor and I’m a technology journalist covering business and consumer tech for the last 13 years. I’m passionate about start-ups, smartphones, mobile payments, travel tech and electric cars. I’m usually unashamedly taking food photos (@nafisaeats on IG).