Apple Investors Warn iPhones and Other Technology May Be Hurting Children - The New York Times
Even those involved with designing such technologies have acknowledged their downside and potential for misuse.
“There is a developing consensus around the world including Silicon Valley that the potential long-term consequences of new technologies need to be factored in at the outset, and no company can outsource that responsibility,” the investors wrote.
The solution, they argued, is not to banish such devices from children’s hands, but to help parents help them understand how to use technology with care.
To achieve that goal, they said, Apple should form a committee of experts, fund research, improve parental controls in its products, educate parents and regularly report on the company’s progress.
Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment.