WHAT EXACTLY IS DIGITAL WELL BEING?

In a time when technology companies such as Google and Facebook have come under heavy scrutiny for deliberately encouraging extended use of their services by means of “nudges” such as addictive notifications and infinite scrolling, the public has become aware of the increased need to “disconnect”;to spend less time in the cyberspace and focus more … Continue reading WHAT EXACTLY IS DIGITAL WELL BEING?

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True Or False? The Advent of Fake News

Earlier this week I had an opportunity to attend an educative event curated by the British Broadcasting Corporation.(BBC) at Strathmore University in Nairobi. The BBC has recently unveiled their East Africa Bureau in Nairobi and its their biggest center outside the UK. And thus the director of the BBC World Group, Mr. Jamie Angus, was … Continue reading True Or False? The Advent of Fake News

GETTING A GRIP ON HOW FACEBOOK WORKS THAT MAGIC.

It’s that like button. It’s the live post you can catch of your favorite artist at this year’s Coachella. It’s that instant connectivity; checking what your pre-school buddies had for dinner yesterday. You’re all very familiar with this social media platform out of Mark Zuckerburg’s Harvard dorm room back in 2005 that has now grown … Continue reading GETTING A GRIP ON HOW FACEBOOK WORKS THAT MAGIC.