Top executives in Silicon Valley have revealed they limit screen time for their kids since they know how addicting the technological products they built can be. They are also aware how damaging screen time can be to a developing mind. The World Health Organization (WHO) says children under the age of 5 should spend one hour or less per day watching screens, while children under the age of 1 shouldn’t watch screens at all.
While top tech CEOs limit screen time, how do parents in the U.S. monitor and restrict their children’s screen time? Are certain parents more likely than others to pay attention to the impact of technology on their children? Typing.com discovered the most common parental perceptions and rules for screen time and how factors like schooling, income, and generation had an effect.