Interactive kids, passive parents

Sheena Horgan (Co‐founder of Kids Inc)

Young Consumers

ISSN: 1747-3616

Publication date: 1 June 2006

Abstract

Purpose

Technology has experienced a period of rapid growth and development in the last ten years. This article seeks to determine whether age has an effect on how people embrace new technologies.

Design/methodology/approach

The approach is an analysis that answers the question: How are today’s parents coping with the conundrum that is this rapidly evolving technology‐centric and interactive age?

Findings

Finds that there is nothing new in parents not understanding their children’s music, fashion or views.

Originality/value

Provides a review of relevance to providers and consumers of new technology products and services.

Keywords

Citation

Horgan, S. (2006), "Interactive kids, passive parents", Young Consumers, Vol. 7 No. 3, pp. 8-14. https://doi.org/10.1108/17473610610705318

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Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2006, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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