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.
With story after story breaking in 2021 about the harms caused to individuals and society, is it time to quit social media for good?
Is rising loneliness around the world linked to the seductiveness and ease of a retreat from the real world into the digital one?
Our dependence on Big Tech has a big impact on the environment. The tech sector emits 2%-3% of global greenhouse gas emissions annually.
Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook (Meta)’s big plans for the Metaverse last week, but what is it, and should we care?
It’s a big week for Big Tech both sides of the Atlantic as more stories from Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen’s documents are released.
The deluge of negative press about Facebook might lead you to think you’d like to delete it for good. But do you know how to quit Facebook?
In Facebook leaks, whistleblower Frances Haugen accused the company of putting its astronomical profits before the safety of its users.
With online classes replacing campus lectures, UK students expected in-person learning to resume once lockdown ended. This hasn’t been the case and they’re not happy.
The barrage of stories criticising Facebook will no longer be met with an apology from Mark Zuckerberg, after an alleged internal strategy change.