Younger people aged 18 to 28 were more likely to be negatively impacted by manipulative designs on websites and apps.
People have formed tribes since the dawn of time and, in the digital age, online tribes are helping members deal with all the uncertainties and decisions involved in getting kids ready for school.
Prominent ‘danger’ signs are needed online to warn people about misinformation.
While some online services such as banking do warrant using your true information, many sites shouldn’t require the same level of disclosure. Here’s how to protect yourself in such cases.
Most of us are probably having our data tracked in some form. And while there are regulatory safeguards in place to protect user privacy, it’s hard to say whether these are enough.
Research shows we’re pretty gullible as it is. And our increasing reliance on machines for completing everyday tasks makes us all-the-more vulnerable to being exploited.
More democratic forms of politics, journalism and fact-checking will be needed when we can no longer trust any video footage.
Academic research highlights the dangers – personal and societal – of giving too much time and attention to social media.
Three trends suggest people in less developed nations – who are coming online in greater numbers – use and trust the internet very differently those in more developed economies.
Parents aren’t taught how to verify the health information they find online. So here are some ways to ensure the sources are credible and trustworthy.
New research has uncovered a previously unknown weakness in smart city systems: devices that trust each other. That could lead to some pretty terrible traffic, among other problems.
Users shouldn’t trust Facebook, but that doesn’t mean they should immediately abandon what has become a crucial platform for connectedness.