Parents, who spend more time online while staying at home as part of measures against the coronavirus, set a bad example for their children, experts warned on Friday.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Betul Ulukol, head of the Society for Child and Information Safety, said both parents and children significantly raised their use of technology as they spend more time at home to curb the spread of the virus known as COVID-19.

Parents get into chat rooms and spend much more time on social media than before, Ulukol stressed, adding that some also hold their meetings online.

She warned families

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