Tanya writes regularly on digital wellbeing, digital detox, Big Tech, screen-life balance, cybersafety, persuasive tech, the attention economy and other topical issues related to the digital world.
My third book ‘My Brain Has Too Many Tabs Open: How to Untangle Our Relationship with Tech’ launches today, 21st September 2021, in the UK.
Leaked documents reveal Facebook has known Instagram contributes to poor teen mental health for some years, despite public denials.
Up to a third of all women report being harassed online by cyberflashing (being sent unsolicited nude images). Why isn’t it illegal?
As learning on screens by using digital texts, becomes more and more a part of education: does print still have some advantages?
Facebook’s Oversight Board is an attempt to self-moderate content on the platform, without bowing to external regulation. But is it working?
While the internet was a vital lifeline in 2020 for education and socialising, over half of UK children reported having a negative experience online last year.
Social media and mental health issues will not be alleviated by Instagram hiding ‘likes’, much though Facebook might want us to think that.
Misinformation can be deadly, but is often spread by those close to us, and may even be spread unintentionally ourselves. What are the signs?
An 81-hour social media boycott is taking place by some of UK sports biggest organisations to protest against online racist abuse.