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A campaign has been launched encouraging us to take a break from social media to improve our mental health.

A decade of digital dependency

The average person in the UK spends more than a day a week online, according to “A decade of digital dependency”, a new report released by Ofcom, the communications regulator in the UK.

'150 friends rule' could help you beat your smartphone addiction

Entrepreneur Tanya Goodin, author of OFF. Your Digital Detox for a Better Life, and founder of Time to Log Off. shares her digital wellness rules starting from keeping  social media contacts to a maximum total of 150 rather having a network of hundreds or even thousands.

Child campaigners ask Zuckerberg to Stop Messenger Kids

The standalone Messenger Kids app was launched in December 2017 with strict parental controls including contact approvals and safety filters to prevent children sharing inappropriate material. Facebook says that data collected from it will not be used for advertising purposes and the app contains no ads.