||300 Social sciences
||LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Population and Family Research Division
||Digital media, Gadgets, Digital resilience, Children, Malaysia
||This paper has been presented at the National Population Conference 2022 (PERKKS 22) – Bangi Resort Hotel, Selangor on 10-11 November 2022. It is jointly organized by the National Population and Family Development Board (LPPKN), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Malaysia, Faculty of Business and Economics, Universiti Malaya (UM) in collaboration with WMIT Group Sdn Bhd.
For further information, please contact:
1. Norsiah Abdul Hamid (UUM)
2. Sabrina Mohd Rashid (UUM)
3. Mohd Fikri Yazan (LPPKN)
4. Noor Azlina Amin (LPPKN)
||Over the past two decades, there has been a sharp increase in digital media usage among Malaysian children. The significant increase of online and screen time adds on to the issues of children online safety which has always posed a significant risk to parents, even before the pandemic. The opportunity given by parents to access gadgets and games has transformed the way children perceive, react, and adapt to the world change especially in the era of IR4.0. Thus, this study intends to examine the characteristics of digital resilience of children in the Malaysian context.