The Conversation: How to protect your family from horrific news images – and still stay informed

The Conversation: How to protect your family from horrific news images – and still stay informed. “I am a trauma psychiatrist and researcher who works with refugees, survivors of torture and human trafficking and first responders. In my work, I hear detailed stories of suffering from my patients that are painful to be privy to and that can have a negative impact on me and my colleagues. Through these experiences and my training, I have learned ways to protect myself from too much emotional impact while staying informed and helping my patients.”

From ‘Vladdy daddy’ to fake TikToks: how to guide your child through Ukraine news online (The Conversation)

The Conversation: From ‘Vladdy daddy’ to fake TikToks: how to guide your child through Ukraine news online . “Much of what tweens and teenagers know about the Russia-Ukraine conflict comes from TikTok, Snapchat or Instagram. Their social media feeds contain images of tanks, bombs and propaganda. Our kids could stumble across extreme footage and we’ll likely never know…. Here’s how to help your child navigate social media ‘news’ content about war, while minimising any distress.”

Tubefilter: Most Parents Who Let Their Kids Watch YouTube Have Encountered Disturbing Videos (Study)

Tubefilter: Most Parents Who Let Their Kids Watch YouTube Have Encountered Disturbing Videos (Study). “A new study from Pew Research Center confirms widespread concerns about young children encountering objectionable content on YouTube. The survey found that a sweeping majority of parents — four out of five, to be exact — let their young children (aged 11 and younger) watch YouTube videos. And while this may be encouraging news for the video giant, the study also found that a majority of this group of parents — 61% — say that their kids have seen disturbing content on the platform, The Wall Street Journal reports.”

Business Insider: Instagram’s new TV service recommended videos of potential child abuse

Business Insider: Instagram’s new TV service recommended videos of potential child abuse. “Instagram’s new TV service recommended a crop of graphic and disturbing videos, including what appeared to be child exploitation and genital mutilation. That’s the finding of a Business Insider investigation into IGTV, which launched in June as Instagram attempts to muscle in on rivals like YouTube and Snapchat.”