The use of all technology by under-fives should be “adult guided”, a report saysFREDERICK FLORIN/ AFP/ Getty Images

Children under six should be banned from using digital technology on their own, while teenagers should be given reputation management lessons, experts say.

The Digital Childhood report by psychologists and other experts from institutions including Oxford University and Imperial College London also urges the technology industry to lay out “child-centred design standards” and improve its response to reports of harm.

The report, which is being presented today at the Children’s Global Media Summit in Manchester, was commissioned by 5Rights, an initiative for youth digital rights launched two years ago by the children’s rights campaigner Baroness Kidron.

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