In the news this weekend has been Matt Hancock’s decision to suggest a limit, rather like an alcohol limit, for screentime. Essentially I don’t have a problem with guidelines (if they are based on research), helping people understand how they are using technology (the good and the bad habits), and how it’s affecting them (for good […]
The new Ofcom report is out, looking at adults’ media use and attitudes, drawing upon 12 years of research. Some of the headlines from this year’s report include: Older people are embracing smart and social technology. Four in ten of those aged 65-74 (39%) are now using smartphones, while the number of over-75s using smartphones […]
A few tweets, and a blog post related to Wednesday afternoon’s event: [View the story “The #DigiLeadersNW Salon: Low Financial & Digital Capability” on Storify]
[SPEAKER] Working with opportunities and risks for Child Sexual Exploitation in a digital age #SAFEOFE
This afternoon I’ve 20 minutes to try and cover this HUGE topic with Open Forum Events on Safeguarding Children: Effective Collaboration for Child Protection and Wellbeing … it’s amazing what you can get through in 20 minutes TBH: Working with opportunities and risks for CSE in a digital age from Bex Lewis
Earlier today, I had a chat with Kelly from UCB Radio, and this interview was featured (including extracts in the news hour) on Paul Hammond’s show, re Facebook introducing tips which can help users not fall for fake news (see Business Insider; Guardian).