Children And Social Networks

One of the primary concerns facing modern parents in this digital world is how to protect their children from visiting unsuitable and unsafe websites online. It’s common knowledge that the Internet is an effective tool for unsavoury characters to attract and prey on vulnerable children. 506 more words

Mobile Becomes the Top Source of Traffic Worldwide

Researches revealed that around 51.3% of internet usage last month came from mobile devices compared to the traffic coming from desktop which is around 48.7%. What does this mean and why it is a significant change that can dictate the future of online. 394 more words

Random Stuff

Developed environment, same opportunity and contrasting perception of trust between heavy and light users

Presenters: Gwangjae Kim (Hanyang Cyber University and Visiting scholar, N&MRC) and Jee Young Lee (N&MRC).

We examined the relationship between an internet environment developed by strong national policy and the level of user trust in cyberspace in South Korea. 376 more words


One of Amazon's top executives is going to work in Italy's public sector—for free

Amazon senior vice president Diego Piacentini is taking a sabbatical. As announced in February, he will take two years off from his executive position at the e-commerce giant to return to his homeland, Italy, and take on a pro-bono position as the government commissioner for the digital agenda. 551 more words

Internet, social media addiction linked to mental health risks: study

The more time you spend on the internet and social media, the more likely you are to suffer from mental health issues, according to researchers at… 409 more words


Expert reaction to conference abstract looking at whether excessive internet use may indicate mental health problems in college students

Science Media Centre | Published online: 17 September 2016

Unpublished work presented at the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Congress (ECNP) has investigated possible associations between internet use and mental health issues in college students.

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The Networked Home

The introduction of the internet into the everyday family household has changed the way that many of the spaces within the house are used and in turn how technology is used. 433 more words