According to a UK study, by the time our kids reach their teens, 1,300 images of them will exist online. The minds behind the data blame us. And fair enough. Anyone for a 38-month status update?
I believe that the modern trend of presenting the idealised you on social media is adding to our depression. Bare envy sits at the root of this problem.
Ding dong, Google+ is dead. However, before we pay our last respects, I suggest we glance back at Silicon Valley’s other notable failures. Womp womp.
Despite it growing for some time, 2018 is the year when the toxicity of fandom bubbled to the top.
In a move now under consideration, the UK may outlaw secret groups on Facebook. It sounds a lot like the muffling the free speech under the guise of progress.
Over on Instagram, one bride has decided to circumvent the crippling wedding day debt, convincing a wave of brands to foot the bill. Nice.
Well, it’s official. Those who are looking to ride the back of the ‘like’ to a life of wealth and fame are wasting their time. Sorry.
Alex Jones being kicked off the air was just the most notable neck chopped in a towering wave of sanctioned censorship.
While moments of social change won through social media might seem worthwhile, what it enables is something else entirely.
I plucked up the courage to escape him, but social media was one aspect I hadn’t counted on.
We’ve all witnessed it. That no-longer special someone who continues to quietly like your posts. It’s called ‘orbiting’, but I call it ‘get out of my life, please’.
Social media has presented us with a unique set of problems. However, the Ugandan government has offered a unique solution: Charging people. Could work.
It’s a fact as old as Socrates. The more we fear advancement, the more it catches on. This is especially true of new technology.
Well, it’s seemingly official. We Australians are not comfortable in sharing our take of the news online, as research indicates we care too much about what people think about us.
Sadly, revenge porn is a reality in the modern age. However, how do we protect ourselves from it, and what laws exist to punish those who participate in it?
As our lives become more reliant on technology, it stands to reason that we take it into consideration when we die. So, what happens to it?
After Facebook betrayed our trust, many of us are wondering if we can do without it. Elon Musk thinks we can. I think we can’t.
Michael J Seidlinger’s Standard Loneliness Package is a compound of beautifully broken, wasted relationships. Bitterly, it forces you to examine your own failures.
A recent study from America has discovered a rather vexing fact. It seems that the vast majority of social media users only read the headline before making up their minds.
If there’s a measure for how bad we’re doing as species, it’s clickbait. So, we’ve done a quick lap of the internet, and here’s what we’ll no longer have moving forward. Shocked? I’m not.
Recently, the world banded together to support bullying victim Keaton Jones. The fact that Keaton turned out to be a bully is a perfect metaphor for 2017.
After I recently shared an article that merely restated admitted instances, I found myself banned by Facebook, only to be reinstated, with no explanation given.