Screen time guidelines out of date: researchers

The  recommended two-hour screen-time limit for children is outdated, unrealistic and virtually impossible to enforce, say researchers from the University of Western Australia.

Their study of more than 2600 students across 25 Australian public and private schools shows that on average 63% exceed the recommended guidelines of less than two hours.

They are not surprised. “After all young Australians use screens for homework, social media and entertainment,