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YouTube Cracks Down on Dangerous Content

YouTube has recently received an avalanche of bad press, criticised for its poor control over potentially harmful content advertised as ‘kid-friendly’. A scary revelation for any parent who’s ever left their child alone with an iPad–even just for the few minutes it takes for one of these disingenuous videos to begin streaming; but the good news is that YouTube is cracking down on the offending users and inappropriate uploads.

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Imaginary Friends are Disappearing–Here’s Why

According to recent research, the prevalence of invisible pals is on the decline. A stat quoted in The Guardian–comparing the imaginations of children at the turn of the millennium and those of today–revealed that in 2001 nearly half of all British children had an imaginary friend. Today, the percentage is just 17%.

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