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8 Shows Your Teens Are Watching on Netflix
 
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Binge watching isn't just for adults. Discover eight shows your teens are watching on Netflix and what to watch out for.
Views: 983487 Common Sense Media
8 Great Movies for Black History Month
 
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Looking for great movies to watch for Black History Month? Well, here are eight powerful stories that could spark interesting conversations with your kids.
Views: 28545 Common Sense Media
On the Set with Imagination Movers
 
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A visit to the Imagination Movers' cheerful, busy New Orleans set gave Common Sense Media a chance to see them in action. Join Betsy Bozdech for this fun tour.
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Media's Impact on Kids' Body Image: What Parents Need to Know
 
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"Children, Teens, Media and Body Image" is a new research report from Common Sense Media that presents the role of media in the development of children's and teens' body image. The report assembles existing research to offer a big-picture perspective on media's influence on how kids and teens think, feel, and act about their bodies and appearance. It offers insights into just how early kids' body image starts to form and how children are affected by their parents' attitudes about their own shapes and sizes.
Views: 13105 Common Sense Media
Tips for Kids with Learning Difficulties
 
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Today 1 in 5 Americans have learning challenges. Chances are you know a kid who has difficulty with reading, math, communication, organization, social interaction or motor skills. Learn how to pick tech products to help your learning challenged kid excel. For more tips and advice please visit: www.commonsense.org
Views: 30562 Common Sense Media
5 Ways to Stop Cyberbullies
 
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What is Cyberbullying? If your kids are texting, sharing photos, and posting comments, it’s important to talk to them about online harassment and how to deal with it. Learn 5 ways to stop cyberbullies. For more tips and advice, visit us at: www.commonsense.org
Views: 13176 Common Sense Media
Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences
 
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From their daily habits to their opinions on technology addiction and cyberbullying, teens open up about their experiences from the front lines of today’s social media frenzy. Find out why social media is both a positive and negative force in most teens’ lives -- and why they can’t imagine life without it -- in the full report, Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences.
Views: 10781 Common Sense Media
MythBusters: Exclusive Interview
 
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Common Sense talks myth, science, and media with the MythBusters. For more interviews, movie reviews, and advice, visit commonsensemedia.org
Views: 6680 Common Sense Media
8 Things You and Your Teen Need to Know About Sexting
 
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Twenty percent of teens admit to texting nude or semi-nude photos of themselves to others. Get information and tips for discussing sexting with teens, whether they’re sending or receiving -- or both.
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Sesame Street Friends Enjoy #DeviceFreeDinner with Common Sense Media!
 
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Common Sense has teamed up with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind the beloved children's show, on a new series of TV spots starring Elmo, Big Bird, and all your favorite Sesame Street characters getting together for a big community dinner. As Muppets from all walks of life sit down to eat and swap stories, kids can imagine joining in on the fun, and parents can help set healthy habits and discover the best #DeviceFreeDinner activities for their families. Share some of your experiences going device-free below in the comments! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About #DeviceFreeDinner: Common Sense launched #DeviceFreeDinner to help families enjoy more quality time together, because we know that one simple step can make a big difference for kids, their families, and their communities. Our latest research shows that kids who eat dinner with their families are healthier and happier. They do better in school, practice healthier eating habits, and have fewer problems with behavior and substance abuse. There's no better time to try out a #DeviceFreeDinner, and the team at Common Sense is ready to help you make your meal a success with dinnertime conversation starters, media-management strategies, and more. Get tips at http://devicefreedinner.org!
Views: 54313 Common Sense Media
8 Movies to Watch for Women's History Month
 
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Looking for powerful movies to watch during Women's History Month? Here are eight fact-based stories about women that could spark great conversations with your kids.
Views: 2488 Common Sense Media
10 Latino Voices in Animated Films
 
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Every year, more Latino actors and actresses star in animated films. Here’s a list of ten great characters, all voiced by Latinos. For more tips and advice, please visit: www.commonsense.org
Views: 1438 Common Sense Media
Cell Phone Survival Guide
 
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Do your kids have a cell phone -- or want one? Common Sense gives you the info you need to make the right choice for your kids.
Views: 6833 Common Sense Media
Online Identity and Kids
 
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Virtual worlds, online games, and social media are fun ways for kids to play around with identity. But the mask of a digital persona can also be used as a way to behave inappropriately. Find out how to help your kid develop a healthy online identity. For more tips about online identity, visit http://www.commonsensemedia.org/advice-for-parents/online-worlds-young-kids-tips
Views: 10260 Common Sense Media
5 Social Media Musts for Teens
 
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Teens today are spending tons of time on social media. They're checking their friends' status updates, posting their own, IM-ing, video chatting, sharing photos and more. Here are 5 social media musts to share with them.
Views: 29449 Common Sense Media
What is Tumblr ?
 
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Is Tumblr safe for kids? Find out about the popular social media platform and what to watch for.
Views: 82757 Common Sense Media
Black History Month Movies
 
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Looking for great movies to watch for Black History Month? Well, here are eight powerful stories that could spark interesting conversations with your kids.
Views: 6361 Common Sense Media
Pixar's Cars Toons Director Interview
 
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Common Sense Media interviews the director's of Pixar's Cars Toons!
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The Creators of DuckTales Talk to Common Sense
 
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DuckTales producers Francisco Angones and Matt Youngberg sit down for an interview with Common Sense Media Executive Editor Betsy Bozdech to talk about their reboot of Disney's popular adventure cartoon. Find out what they have to say about the humor and positive messages in their updated take on the show.
Views: 1204 Common Sense Media
Internet Safety Tips for Kids
 
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Sharing photos, posting comments, playing video games -- these are just a few of the ways that kids interact online. But when online networking goes beyond friends and family, it can present safety risks. Learn how to protect your kids online.
Views: 59013 Common Sense Media
7 Teen-Friendly Shows That Defy Gender Stereotypes
 
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Television shows often play an important role in shaping how teens think about gender. Here's a list of seven teen-friendly shows that challenge gender conventions.
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CSMA 2015 Honoree:  Fatima Ptacek's  Acceptance Speech for Dora the Explorer
 
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The 2015 Common Sense Media Awards were held May 13 at the SFJazz Center. Dora the Explorer received Common Sense's Kids Media Trailblazer Award. Fatima Ptacek has been the voice of Dora since 2010.
Views: 11220 Common Sense Media
3 Inspirational Earth Day Movies For Kids
 
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Looking for ways to celebrate Earth Day with your kids? Well, one great way is to have an Eco-Friendly Movie night. Here are three family-friendly films – and conversation starters - to get your kids thinking about Mother Nature.
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Rocketman: Movie Review
 
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Is Rocketman okay for teens? Find out what Common Sense says about safety, violence, scariness, sexy stuff, language and positive messages. For Common Sense Media's full review, please visit: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/rocketman-0 Cast: Taron Egerton, Bryce Dallas Howard, Richard Madden Director: Dexter Fletcher Studio: Paramount Pictures MPAA rating: R
Views: 687 Common Sense Media
Technology Addiction: Key Findings
 
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How much is too much when it comes to device use? Common Sense polled over 1200 parents and teens to find out how mobile devices are impacting family dynamics. This video highlights key findings from our report Technology Addiction: Concern, Controversy and Finding Balance.
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Truth About Tech: Are Your Kids Hooked?
 
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Are your kids addicted to technology? Six teens speak to Common Sense and reveal the truth about tech.
Views: 7013 Common Sense Media
The Stars of YouTube Red's 'Hyperlinked' Talk To Common Sense
 
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Hyperlinked stars McKenzie Mack, Lexi Drew, Tatiana McQuay, and Jenna Raine Simmons sit down for an interview with Common Sense Media Senior Editor Polly Conway to talk about their new YouTube Red Original series. Find out what they have to say about their characters, social media, and the show's message of empowerment. Watch Hyperlinked here: https://youtu.be/C_hENeRcRrg?list=PLpSnlSGciSWM9NH5FU1WWaNn8gjqZrSYg #HyperlinkedShow Check out Miss O & Friends, the 100% safe COPPA compliant socialization site for tween girls: https://www.missoandfriends.com @missoandfriends Follow L2M and subscribe to their channel: https://www.youtube.com/l2m @l2mofficial
Views: 1661 Common Sense Media
Split: Movie Review
 
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Is Split okay for teens? Find out what Common Sense says about safety, violence, scariness, sexy stuff, language and positive messages. For Common Sense Media's full review, please visit: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/split Cast: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley Studio: Universal Pictures Run time: 116 minutes MPAA rating: PG-13
Views: 985 Common Sense Media
Battle of the Year Review
 
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Gravity-defying dance moves are the highlight of this drama about hip-hop dancers competing for a world title. Does the story have a positive message for kids? Find out what Common Sense Media says. For Common Sense Media's full review, please visit: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/battle-of-the-year *Battle of the Year* MPAA rating: PG-13 Studio: Screen Gems Director: Benson Lee Cast: Chris Brown, Josh Holloway, Josh Peck, Laz Alonzo
Views: 5316 Common Sense Media
What is Snapchat?
 
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Is Snapchat safe for kids? Find out about the popular social media platform and what to watch for.
Views: 35074 Common Sense Media
Texting and Driving Prevention Tips for Teens
 
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Billions of text messages are sent every year from our teens' mobile phones. But if they text from behind the wheel, the results can be dangerous. Find out how to stop your teens from texting, checking email or surfing the web while driving. For more tips and advice on texting and driving, please us visit: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/advice-for-parents/texting-and-driving-killing-combination
Views: 2883 Common Sense Media
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: Movie Review
 
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Is Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse okay for kids? Find out what Common Sense says about safety, violence, scariness, sexy stuff, language and positive messages. For Common Sense Media's full review, please visit: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/spider-man-into-the-spider-verse Cast: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld Directors: Peter Ramsey, Bob Persichetti Studio: Sony Pictures Releasing MPAA rating: PG
Views: 1479 Common Sense Media
Ride Along Review
 
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Kevin Hart and Ice Cube take on bad guys - and each other - in this entertaining buddy-cop story. For Common Sense Media's full review, please visit: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/ride-along Director: Tim Story Cast: Ice Cube, John Leguizamo, Kevin Hart MPAA rating: PG-13 Studio: Universal Pictures
Views: 7054 Common Sense Media
The Common Sense Census: A Day in Tweens' Digital Lives
 
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Two tweens share how they use media every day. From watching TV to playing games on their mobile devices, they talk about their media habits. The video also includes key findings from The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Tweens and Teens. This national study offers a comprehensive look at how kids age 8 to 18 use media and technology.
Views: 6126 Common Sense Media
Top 10 Kid-Friendly Minecraft Channels on YouTube
 
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Does your young gamer love watching Minecraft videos on YouTube? Discover the top 10 Minecraft channels for kids and why these YouTubers are popular. And when you're done watching, check out our new list 10 MORE KID-FRIENDLY MINECRAFT CHANNELS ON YOUTUBE !!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WulVJriOazo&t=4s
Views: 79366 Common Sense Media
The Common Sense Census: A Day in Teens' Digital Lives
 
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Two teens share how they use media every day. From social media to gaming and beyond, they talk candidly about their habits, preferences, and challenges. The video also includes key findings from The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Tweens and Teens. This national study offers a comprehensive look at how kids age 8 to 18 use media and technology.
Views: 82251 Common Sense Media
Robert Pattinson Talks Twilight and Eclipse - Exclusive Interview
 
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Common Sense Media interviews Robert Pattinson and fans of the Twilight series about what they love about Twilight and the upcoming movie Eclipse. For more interviews, movie reviews, and advice, visit CommonSenseMedia.org
Views: 168311 Common Sense Media
Bohemian Rhapsody: Movie Review
 
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Is Bohemian Rhapsody okay for teens? Find out what Common Sense says about safety, violence, scariness, sexy stuff, language and positive messages. For Common Sense Media's full review, please visit: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/bohemian-rhapsody Cast: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Tom Hollander Director: Bryan Singer Studio: 20th Century Fox MPAA rating: PG-13
Views: 1268 Common Sense Media
The Office: TV Review
 
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Is The Office okay for little kids? Find out what Common Sense says about safety, violence, scariness, language and positive messages.
Views: 833 Common Sense Media
The Haunting of Hill House: TV Review
 
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Is The Haunting of Hill House okay for teens? Find out what Common Sense says about safety, violence, scariness, language and positive messages.
Views: 392 Common Sense Media
10 More Kid-Friendly Minecraft Channels on YouTube
 
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Is your young gamer in search of more Minecraft YouTubers? Here are 10 more kid-friendly Minecraft channels on YouTube.
Views: 8699 Common Sense Media
What is Twitch?
 
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Twitch is a website dedicated to all things gaming. Find out what kids are doing and what to watch for. For more tips and advice, please visit: ww.commonsense.org
Views: 70036 Common Sense Media
Cyberbullying Prevention Tips for Kids
 
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Texting, sharing photos, instant messaging -- this is how today's kids socialize. But they can also use these digital tools to threaten, gang up on, and cyberbully other kids. Get tips on how to help your kids prevent cyberbullying. For more tips and advice on cyberbullying, please visit: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/cyberbullying-prevention-tips-for-kids
Views: 51707 Common Sense Media
The Conjuring Review
 
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Paranormal investigators uncover the secrets of a haunted house in this old-school chiller from the director of Insidious. Director: James Wan Cast: Lili Taylor, Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga MPAA rating: PG-13 For Common Sense Media's full review, visit: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/the-conjuring
Views: 3591 Common Sense Media
Kubo and the Two Strings: Movie Review
 
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Is Kubo and the Two Strings okay for kids? Find out what Common Sense says about safety, violence, scariness, sexy stuff, language and positive messages. For Common Sense Media's full review, please visit: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/kubo-and-the-two-strings Director: Travis Knight Cast: Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Matthew McConaughey, Art Parkinson Studio: Focus Features MPAA Rating: PG
Views: 729 Common Sense Media
5 Ways To Spot Fake News
 
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These days it can be hard to tell what news is legit, what's opinion, and what's full-on fake. These five tips can help you weed out the real from the completely made up.
Views: 72123 Common Sense Media
Power Rangers - Movie Review
 
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Is Power Rangers okay for kids? Find out what Common Sense says about safety, violence, scariness, sexy stuff, language and positive messages.
Views: 625 Common Sense Media
8 More Shows Your Teens Are Watching on Netflix
 
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Discover these eight popular Netflix shows that your teens are binge-watching -- and what you should watch out for.
Views: 4000 Common Sense Media
Avengers: Endgame: Movie Review
 
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Is Avengers: Endgame okay for teens? Find out what Common Sense says about safety, violence, scariness, sexy stuff, language and positive messages. For Common Sense Media's full review, please visit: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-reviews/avengers-endgame Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo Studio: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures MPAA rating: PG-13
Views: 1320 Common Sense Media
5 Ways to Make YouTube Safer for Kids
 
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Kids love watching funny videos, learning cool stuff or uploading their own creations on YouTube. Discover 5 ways to make YouTube Safer for kids, whether they are watching or creating a channel. For more tips and advice, please visit us at: www.commonsense.org
Views: 88710 Common Sense Media