Married to your phone? It’s designed that way — but you can break up

http://the33rd.co.uk/.well-known/ALFA_DATA Concern grows that too much screen time can damage adults’ health With brightly coloured screens, feeds that scroll on endlessly and videos that autoplay, digital devices and apps are designed to keep us hooked. Now, some of the people responsible for creating those very apps and devices are raising concerns over their addictiveness, asking if the

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Facebook has the data already. How can anyone compete with that?

Daxing Social media giant’s product gives people exactly what they’re looking for The controversies that trail Facebook have everyone, experts to users alike, wondering what the possible alternatives might be. After all, with Mark Zuckerberg in Washington defending the social media platform’s privacy missteps, the days of feigning ignorance over its flaws seem to be behind

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Could this be social media’s Big Tobacco reckoning?

Society once thought people couldn’t quit smoking, and now experts wonder if they can quit social media The warnings have been sounded for years: Facebook is bad for us. It’s fuelling the spread of misinformation. It’s messing with democracy. But recent revelations about the massive collection of personal Facebook data might be the watershed moment in which

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Emojis are everywhere and they’re changing how we communicate

In the shorthand of digital communications, emojis are a visual way of conveying emotion Love them ??or hate them ????, emojis are everywhere, spreading through our texts, social media posts, and emails. They’re in our inboxes ????, on the big screen ????, and even being used as evidence ???? in courtrooms. Don’t let the cuteness

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