Without the shadow of the doubt, we are living in the world surrounded by the technological creatures such as Android and iOS and computer machines. However, we are addicted to the social media hashtags. On the other side, the same is the case with our present young generation that has been great exposure to the technology no time ever before. So, parents have to be cautious when it comes to digital parenting, but what can we do for the parents that are “Technophobe”. I would say parents are losing the battle when it comes to restricting their children’s activities on technology provided cell phones and devices.
A little about Technophober parents
It is actually a state of mind for the parents especially don’t have so much exposure to words the technology. So, they dislike the technology as smartphones and computer machines and they seem more concerned as the technology has grown faster. The terminology particularly used in the sense of an irrational fear; however, it is very close to the cyberphobia. People that don’t like to use the computer machines and gadgets.
There are three main categories of the technophobes such as “uncomfortable users”, the cognitive computerphobes and anxious computerphobes”, Dr. Larry Rosen research psychologist, computer educator & professor at California State University said that.
Since the industrial revolution has come forward, technophobia has been found among the various societies and as well as the communities all across the world. However, there are many groups of technophobic people that have stood against the technology development in order to preserve their ideologies and the technophobe parents are one of them.
How “Technophober” losing digital parenting battle?
The parents that don’t use the modern technology or they are instead to be trying to find ways for technology in every shape and sizes, in order to come closer to the modern technology and they have irrational fear in their minds because they are “Technophobe”.
Parents that don’t have insight, understanding, and perspective of the digital world, they are clearly losing the battle against the digital nightmares their kids and teens are facing on the social media platforms such as Facebook, Yahoo, Line, Vine, Viber, Tinder and plenty of others alike.
Being nontech-savvy parents you are not aware of the fact that digital parenting has far more superior than real-life parenting. In real-life, you can keep an eye on your kids and teens activities to far more extent. On the other hand, technophobe parents don’t realize that their irrational fear towards the cell phones and computers bringing ultimate and monstrous threats to their children life and they are not aware of