Mobile Parenting

from the where-are-you-are-you-ok-when-are-you-going-to-be-home dept

Finland is probably the most wireless place in the world and provides a glimpse at how wireless can impact a society. The New York Times points out that in Finland mobile phones are just as neccessary as keys, wallet and a watch. Most kids over the age of seven have mobile phones. Companies can’t market to kids directly in Finland, so they market to working parents who want to keep tabs on their kids. Mobiles are such a vital parenting tool in Finland, they have coined the phrase “mobile parenting.”

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