Today kicks off #mentalhealthawarenessweek – a week where we unite to raise awareness for mental health conditions and to strive towards a healthier mind. While social media can be used to improve our mental health by easily communicating with friends and family, it can also have the potential of negative effects if used too much or in… Read more »
Social media is forever changing which makes it easy to miss an update from time to time. Twice a month, we look into three of the latest key updates from the past few weeks from the various social media giants. Here’s what’s been happening recently…
Is this the beginning of the end of online abuse? Instagram will be rolling out some new options to protect people from abusive DMs, with the capacity to filter DM requests that include offensive words, and a new way to stop users you’ve already blocked from contacting you via a different account.
Instagram is upping its efforts to stamp out predatory behaviour in the app with a new range of features designed to protect younger users from ill-intentioned adults.
YouTube have recently announced a set of new ‘Supervised’ features that will give parents more control over what content their kids watch on the streaming platform. Parents will soon be able to choose from three different content settings which are based on whether their kid is a pre-teen, above 13 years of age or on… Read more »