Amy Hart says there is ‘no point’ in reporting social media trolls because platforms don’t take action- Tempemail

A former Love Island contestant has told a government inquiry that social media companies are not doing enough to combat trolling. Amy Hart, who appeared on the fifth season of Love Island in 2019, said she no longer reports abusive comments on social media platforms because she doesn’t believe anything Continue Reading

Love Island star Amy Hart says she had online death threat from 13-year-old | Online abuse- Tempemail

Former Love Island contestant Amy Hart has said her online abusers are often married people with children or in jobs like nursing, and that she received a death threat from a 13-year-old child. Hart, who was giving evidence to a committee of MPs investigating influencer culture, said she had 3,000 Continue Reading

Trump calls it ‘fitting’ that Amy Coney Barrett will take Supreme Court seat of liberal icon Ginsberg- Tempemail

Hailing Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court on Monday, Donald Trump called it “highly fitting” that the social conservative would be taking the seat of the late Ruth Bader Ginsberg – a comparison that did not go down well with many Americans on social media. Speaking alongside the Continue Reading

Amy Cooper: Black bird watcher speaks out about firing of white Central Park dog walker- Tempemail

The black man who was harassed by a white woman in Central Park said too much of the backlash to the situation has been focused on the woman and not on the underlying issues surrounding their encounter. Christian Cooper was bird watching in Central Park when he asked Amy Cooper Continue Reading

Don’t despair if your child is glued to a screen, it may be keeping them sane | Amy Orben | Opinion- Tempemail

Should we start to use “physical distancing” instead of “social distancing”? Those keen on the change argue that, despite being physically apart, we can still be socially together. So we can connect and support each other even when avoiding unnecessary face-to-face contact. Sure, change the label. But it won’t change Continue Reading

Amy Orben: ‘To talk about smartphones affecting the brain is a slippery slope’ | Technology

Amy Orben is a research fellow at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the University of Cambridge. She works in the field of experimental psychology and her speciality is analysing large-scale datasets to determine how social media and the use of digital technology affect the wellbeing of teenagers. Continue Reading