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What are my photos revealing about me?

For years, tech savvy people have known that photos shot on your phone contain lots of information that you may not want revealed. The specific model of phone you use and the precise time and location of where the photo was shot are all saved in the photo’s metadata. This information can be viewed in pretty much any image viewing app and can be used to put you at a specific time and place—which depending on your work, relationships or general desire for privacy, you may not want to share with whoever might be looking.

Stripping out the metadata in

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Mobile technology may support kids learning to recognize emotions in photos of faces

<span class="caption">Many kids use screens all day long and are adept at reading what they see on them.</span> <span class="attribution"><a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/students-using-laptop-in-classroom-royalty-free-image/104737316" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:LWA/Dann Tardif/DigitalVision via Getty Images">LWA/Dann Tardif/DigitalVision via Getty Images</a></span>
Many kids use screens all day long and are adept at reading what they see on them. LWA/Dann Tardif/DigitalVision via Getty Images

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.

The big idea

An essential social skill is understanding emotion. Children learn about emotion even before language by paying attention to a caregiver’s face. Watching people around them provides children with essential facts for survival: Who will love me? Whom should I be scared of?

These days everyone’s seen infants and toddlers, and their parents, with screens in their faces. So how could little ones be getting

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