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Net Giants Tech & Society Tech Addiction

Facebook “Has Known This Forever”

Facebook is soft-pedaling its own internal research about the effects of Instagram, and underestimating the severity of eating disorders, an expert says.   More

Media & Marketing Net Giants Society Tech Addiction

Instagram for Kids: Doomed from the Start

Will Facebook continue wading into the quagmire of children’s digital content or double down on the next generation gold rush – the metaverse?   More

Education Media & Marketing Policy Tech Addiction

Spiritual Opium: China Limits Kids’ Online Gaming Time

Chinese officials unveiled tough new limits on the amount of time its young people can spend playing video games, calling them “opium for the mind.“  Let the experiment begin.   More

Community Insights Tech Addiction The Internet

In College, I Unplugged from Social Media. Here’s What I Learned.

A University of North Carolina student ditches social media--and comes to interesting conclusions about living, and learning.   More

Community Insights Tech & Society Tech Addiction

Study: Preschoolers Targeted with Marketing in Apps

A new study finds that most apps aimed at preschoolers are using questionable marketing techniques to encourage in-app purchases.   More

Tech & Society Tech Addiction Techonomy Events

Worries About Tech Addiction Pervaded Techonomy 2018

Concern about the impact of tech addiction on both individuals and broader society was a consistent theme of Techonomy 2018 earlier this month.   More