Tanya writes regularly on digital wellbeing, digital detox, Big Tech, screen-life balance, cybersafety, persuasive tech, the attention economy and other topical issues related to the digital world.
Facebook’s Oversight Board is an attempt to self-moderate content on the platform, without bowing to external regulation. But is it working?
While the internet was a vital lifeline in 2020 for education and socialising, over half of UK children reported having a negative experience online last year.
Social media and mental health issues will not be alleviated by Instagram hiding ‘likes’, much though Facebook might want us to think that.
Misinformation can be deadly, but is often spread by those close to us, and may even be spread unintentionally ourselves. What are the signs?
An 81-hour social media boycott is taking place by some of UK sports biggest organisations to protest against online racist abuse.
The ‘factory floor’ of Big Tech are the forgotten workers behind our shiny apps; the Facebook content moderators, the Amazon warehouse workers…
Handwriting on paper may be better for our brains than typing on a screen and also help us recall information better. Who knew?
Google announced plans to stop selling targeted ads based on users’ browser history, a move it claims is a response to user privacy concerns.
No, you’re not imagining it. Zoom fatigue is real and it’s crippling our digital wellbeing. How can we avoid it while still in a pandemic?