[MEDIA] Talking #SID2018 #ItStartsWithUs with @PremierRadio and @PaulUCB

Tuesday was Safer Internet Day, and I had a couple of chats with Cara Bentley, from Premier Radio and Paul Hammond, from UCB Radio - some overlaps, and some different angles so you can listen to both here: On UCB at 10.25am with Paul Hammond (note I work at Manchester Metropolitan University, not Manchester University) On Premier Radio at 1.45pm with Cara Bentley in The News Hour

[MEDIA] Has social media really changed our outlook? 2017 in Review (#metoo) with @UCBNewsTeam

Triggered by one of the biggest stories of 2017, the #MeToo hashtag, tied in with the story of Harvey Weinstein's negative behaviour within Hollywood circles, I had a chat with David Peek from the UCB News Team, shortly after Time Magazine picked 'the silence breakers' of the #MeToo hashtag as 'Person of the Year'. So, here's some of my notes in preparation, drawing on ideas from friends on Facebook, and some online research! #MeToo See: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/20/women-worldwide-use-hashtag-metoo-against-sexual-harassment…

[MEDIA] Understanding social media terms & conditions with @UCBNewsTeam

This morning I had a chat with UCB Radio, in response to the story that Anne Longfield, the Children's Commissioner, has been pushing the social media companies to make their terms and conditions a lot clearer, in order to help users (including children) understand better what is happening with their data. A new jargon-busting guide's being given to schools - to help children understand terms and conditions on social media sites, because of concerns kids don't…

[MEDIA] Discussing the ‘Right to be Forgotten’ with @UCBNewsTeam

Yesterday, I spoke to UCB Radio about the new data legislation: People will get a new right to force social media companies and online traders to delete their personal data under laws to be brought forward by the government this summer. Matt Hancock, the minister for digital, said it would amount to a “right to be forgotten” by companies, which will no longer be able to get limitless use of people’s data simply through default…