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.
With a reported 100 million US active monthly users, a big proportion GenZ first time voters, 2020 has rapidly become the TikTok election.
Internet conspiracy theories are gaining traction online, so more of our friends and family are falling for them. Here’s how to help.
We review ‘The Social Dilemma’, the documentary film interviewing innovators in Silicon Valley to expose the ways we are manipulated online.
Facebook has had a major and well-documented impact on politics globally. So, why are they asking users to log off for this US election?
As schools reopen, a perennial concern is around children’s understanding of data and privacy. Here are some suggestions on how to discuss it.
Prepare children and young people now for the return to school with these screen time tips for building healthy screen habits.
Harmless-looking video sharing app TikTok boomed in popularity in lockdown. But beneath a benign surface are real security and internet safety concerns.
Managing screen time for kids calls for a range of parental tools. One of those tools is curation — research on what you want your kids to be doing online.
We’re spending more time online and so are cybercriminals, with scams from Twittergeddon to Zoom bombs. Here’s how to stay safe.