New tools to help people use their smartphones in less detrimental ways are a good start, but could be even better at protecting users' well-being.
There are plenty of apps that people with autism can use for learning, play and communication. Not all are designed with autism in mind, so what can we learn from any online user feedback?
Even though Facebook claims to be a global community, its rise has come at the expense of online subcultures for marginalized people, from body modification enthusiasts to drag queens.
The more often Americans used their phones to obtain information, the less they trusted strangers. How can this be, and what does it mean?
Very few organisations in the field of civic technology are choosing the right tools for the job.
If hypertension patients don't take their medication regularly, they can't control this lifelong disease. Text message communication from clinics can help remind them.