Parents who use screens excessively in front of their kids may unwittingly sow the seeds of screen addiction and its consequences.
As the head of a media and communications program, my life’s digital-analogue balance was off. Four weeks at sea with no devices refocussed my views – even on things that had been there all along.
As smartphone uptake and connectivity grows in Africa, so does the often unhealthy trend of young people betting on sports using their phones.
Though the World Health Organization has declared “gaming disorder” an addiction, its – and others’ – concerns about technology use and alleged addiction don’t hold up to scholarly scrutiny.
Wasting time on the internet at work could be putting your company’s cyber-security at risk.
Dozens of voluntary researchers in nine Indonesian cities mapped digital literacy activities and they found the country needs much more to solve their digital media problems.
Addicted to the internet? Perhaps not …
Engineered to exploit human compulsions, the Internet competes for our attention, while teaching us to need it.
Technology brings us together, but also creates distance – which doesn’t bode well for relationships.
Studies show that Facebook addiction and Facebook stalking are very real, and do us no good.
Footage of children throwing tantrums when their tablet is taken away can be unsettling. But the fact is technology can be good for their development, if they engage with it positively.
The Apple Watch represents a significant shift from handheld technology to devices that become an invisible part of our lives.
Ever felt depressed just from scrolling through Facebook? This might be why.
Many believe we should take time out from our digital obsessions. Here’s why we’re better off changing them instead.