No one's pixel-perfect.
|Digitally Well||Dec 10, 2019|
My digital detox is over, and I have unrestricted internet access again. I have gotten distracted on some time wasting sites, but only for a few minutes instead of hours. When it does happen, I gently remind myself of what my intention is for being on my phone, and act accordingly. It's important to avoid criticizing yourself for small mistakes, they're going to happen and it's all part of the process of improving your relationship with tech.
ADVICE AND INSPIRATION
TL;DR: Gaming addiction has been defined as a real disorder, but the controversy over whether this classification helps or harms rages on.
TL;DR: Young people are becoming increasingly concerned with perfection. Is social media to blame?
Facebook has a theory that hiding ‘likes’ will increase post volume, and Instagram is testing that theory
TL;DR: Did Instagram hide likes because they suddenly realized gamifying social approval was unethical? Doubt it. Insta says they're making the change to help mitigate bullying, but it could just be another tactic for increasing engagement.
TL;DR: There is a lot of chatter around what Facebook, Google, and Twitter are doing about political ads, but what if we’re missing the bigger picture? ‘Organic’ disinformation is much more insidious.
TL;DR: Big Tech is constantly in the news for concerning ethical practices. This article at the Harvard Business Review highlights what is being done (or not done) to shape the ethics of the future.
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