The Truth About Tech

This is The Truth About Tech Campaign

We’re campaigning for more action to combat tech addiction.

We want tech companies to take responsibility for their services and devices. Our, and most importantly our children’s, mental health is at risk and our privacy is being breached. Because just like there’s junk food, there’s junk tech. And it’s every bit as dangerous and addictive.

Junk Tech

‘juNGk, tek/

Noun

Technology that has low intellectual and interpersonal value, typically produced in the form of packaged digital “snacks” needing little or no preparation or cognitive effort

Tech your children well.

MORE CHILDREN CAN MANOEUVRE A TABLET THEN CAN SWIM, TIE THEIR SHOE LACES, OR TELL THE TIME

Unplug to reconnect.

SNAPCHAT TURNS CONVERSATIONS INTO STREAKS, REDEFINING HOW OUR CHILDREN MEASURE FRIENDSHIP

Crack the code instead of coding the crack.

CHILDREN WHO PLAY A LOT OF VIDEO GAMES HAVE CHANGES TO THEIR BRAINS SIMILAR TO EXCESSIVE GAMBLING

(Source: Susan Greenfield neuroscientist)