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Teens are expending much of their time and mind attention in social platforms

[ 95% Youtube, 67% TikTok ] What is the social platform that most teenagers use in 2022? YouTube tops usage by 95% of teens, while TikTok is next used by 67%. Instagram and Snapchat follow, used by about six-in-ten teens. TikTok’s rise is an astounding shift causing a sharply undergoing Facebook’s fall. Whether we like … Continue reading Teens are expending much of their time and mind attention in social platforms

Emotional expression in the digital realm

Emotional survival during pandemic. Fortunately, the COVID pandemic is gradually declining around the world, cases are diminishing, we can go out safely for shopping, travel, spare time at restaurants, bars, and theaters. Now we can leave out our confinement at home and leave behind the "home office".  It seemed like an "eternity", on that time … Continue reading Emotional expression in the digital realm

How frequent is technology interrupting your life?

Featured photo by cottonbro, from Pexels Looking through the mirror It was another day as usual, while I was in the waiting room for my medical appointment. A parent couple arrived accompanied by his little daughter. They seated and began to use their cell phone while her daughter was jumping, screaming, and running around the … Continue reading How frequent is technology interrupting your life?

2 hours 24 minutes on social media each day

2 hours 24 minutes The average global user spends 2 hours 24 minutes on social media each day, It means the world spends more than 10 billion hours using social media every day. The typical user actively uses or visits an average of 6.6 different social media platforms each month, so the people spend roughly … Continue reading 2 hours 24 minutes on social media each day

The arrival of the digital self: “res digitalis”

The Cartesian mind-body dualism extended to the digital realm. “Cogito, digitalis, ergo sum” The mind-body problem The mind-body problem has been one of the most fascinating problems addressed in philosophy, neurosciences, and psychology. It is about the relationship between mind and body, which elicits some important questions such as: What is it for the mind … Continue reading The arrival of the digital self: “res digitalis”

60% of parents with children aged 14 to 18 reported them being bullied

[ 60%] Cyberbullying is on the rise worldwide.47.7% of parents with children ages 6-10 reported their children were bullied56.4% of parents with children ages 11-13 reported their children were bullied59.9% of parents with children ages 14-18 reported their children were bullied54.3% of parents with children ages 19 and older reported their children were bullied Source: … Continue reading 60% of parents with children aged 14 to 18 reported them being bullied

The rise of friendly social robots for our mental health

The pandemic has had a profound impact on our daily lives, particularly affecting our mental health. Social robots could help us. The impact of the pandemic on our mental health and the use of technology The pandemic has had a profound impact on our daily lives, particularly affecting our mental health. According to the World … Continue reading The rise of friendly social robots for our mental health

Fully 91% of teen cell owners use text messaging

91% Fully 91% of teen cell owners use text messaging (textese) — either directly through their mobile phones or through an app or a website. The number of text messages sent or received by cell phone owning teens ages 13 to 17 (directly through phone or on apps on the phone) on a typical day … Continue reading Fully 91% of teen cell owners use text messaging

Positive technology for your mental health

Please help me! I’m  sad. Have you heard or said that during the last days? Very probably yes. Trying to stay positive minded is not an easy task, either because we need to deal with everyday dreadful duties or because we are in a mid of a difficult situation. We have been struggling with the … Continue reading Positive technology for your mental health

99% exhibited some degree of Nomophobia

[ 99% ] A national survey in Australia of more than 2800 smartphone users found 99% exhibited some degree of Nomophobia. While 37% had only mild symptoms, nearly half or 50% experienced the phobia in the moderate range and 13% had a severe case. Source: Fitzsimmons, C. (2021, January 3). ‘I feel naked without it’: … Continue reading 99% exhibited some degree of Nomophobia