Tanya writes regularly on digital wellbeing, digital detox, Big Tech, screen-life balance, cybersafety, AI, persuasive tech, the attention economy and other topical issues related to the digital world.
If you’re one of the app’s 1 billion active users you might have wondered why TikTok is so hard to put down? It’s designed that way.
Imagine being on a Zoom call and the person the other end is getting real-time indications that you’re bored, annoyed, or even lying – that’s the promise of ’emotion AI’.
Should we be worried that we can tell a computer-generated image of a human face from the real thing less than half the time?
As the relentless march of the attention economy and persuasive tech takes its toll, are we all now suffering from phone addiction?
My tech ethics podcast ‘It’s Complicated’ returns for its 7th series with inspiring guests to help you untangle your relationship with tech.
The UK’s Online Safety Bill gets its second reading this week. The Bill will put safety at the heart of the internet experience for UK users.
Twitter has announced it’s working on an edit button. But correcting typos and honing witticisms are the least of its users’ problems.
It turns out none of us are very good at spotting misinformation, even though we like to think we are. A new method could help.
A new study has found that negative links between social media and mental health may appear in girls and boys at different ages.