Prince Harry demands urgent social media reform in response to Capitol riots- Tempemail

The Duke of Sussex discussed the dangers of unregulated social media use in a new question-and-answer interview with Fast Company, where he was asked whether his opinions regarding the impact of social media on our society have changed in light of the riots. Referencing an essay he’d previously written for Continue Reading

Hacker Spotlight: Interview with filedescriptor- Tempemail

Hong Kong hacker @filedescriptor likes to hack on Twitter, Google and GitHub because he’s active on all three, and being very familiar with their features adds an extra layer of fun for him. He’s ranked in the top percentile of hackers on the Tempemail platform earning himself invitations to multiple Continue Reading

‘Touching fish’ craze see China’s youth find ways to laze amid ‘996’ work culture | China

On the Chinese microblogging platform Weibo, enthusiastic slackers share their tips: fill up a thermos with whisky, do planks or stretches in the work pantry at regular intervals, drink litres of water to prompt lots of trips to the toilet on work time and, once there, spend time on social Continue Reading

Prince Harry says social media misinformation is threat to democracies | Prince Harry- Tempemail

Prince Harry has said that “time is running out” for social media companies to address misinformation which he believes is a threat to democracies. He has called for more accountability for platforms, accusing them of shunning responsibility, and highlighted both the role that they played in the US Capitol riots Continue Reading

Avast success! Sea shanty Wellerman sails into UK Top 40 | Music- Tempemail

The biggest meme of 2021 – at least until Bernie Sanders’ mittens came along – has translated into UK chart success, as the song at the heart of the sea shanty craze debuts in the Top 40. Wellerman, with its infectious chorus heralding the arrival of “sugar, tea and rum”, Continue Reading

Google threatens to leave Australia – but its poker face is slipping | Google

The biggest companies in technology love an ultimatum but rarely do they spell out their threats. This week, however, Google has done exactly that, telling an Australian parliamentary hearing that a proposed law forcing the company to pay news publishers for the right to link to their content “would give Continue Reading

Bridgerton: The Musical? Fans of Netflix hit take tunes to TikTok | Stage- Tempemail

Bridgerton, the Regency-era TV smash that sparked a virtual water-cooler moment for period drama fans, is now firing the imaginations of musical theatre devotees on TikTok. The Netflix drama, which confirmed a second series yesterday, is being reimagined on social media as a stage show and the hashtag #BridgertonTheMusical has Continue Reading

‘I worry about their social skills’: parents on children’s screen time in lockdown | World news- Tempemail

The worst part of the pandemic for 11-year-old Sandy is that he can’t see his friends. The best part is that limits on how much time he spends online gaming have gone out the window. During the long months of lockdowns and shuttered schools, Sandy’s father, Simon Evans, 64, from Continue Reading

Concerns grow for children’s health as screen times soar during Covid crisis | Coronavirus- Tempemail

The rise in children’s screen time during the pandemic has triggered calls for greater interactivity and outdoor exercise to bolster learning and guard against an epidemic of shortsightedness. Time spent online has increased dramatically in the past year. Millions of pupils have been forced to switch to remote learning, while Continue Reading