How you can avoid ‘Zoom fatigue’

Many of us are using Zoom to stay connected with coworkers, family, and friends during the coronavirus pandemic. But too much an lead to "Zoom fatigue."

Jared Wadley-Michigan • futurity
May 21, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: internet communication jobs fatigue society-and-culture social-lives perception

How you can avoid ‘Zoom fatigue’

Many of us are using Zoom to stay connected with co-workers, family, and friends during the coronavirus pandemic. But too much an lead to "Zoom fatigue."

Jared Wadley-Michigan • futurity
May 21, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: internet communication jobs fatigue society-and-culture social-lives perception

People think they’re too smart to fall for phishing scams

People tend to think other people are more vulnerable to phishing scams online. But that actually makes you less safe, researchers say.

James Devitt-NYU • futurity
May 6, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: internet privacy security society-and-culture crimes

Twitter can reveal the well-being of a whole community

Machine learning can scan social media to find out how entire communities are doing psychologically, researchers say. It could help boost public health.

Melissa De Witte-Stanford • futurity
May 4, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: machine-learning social-media language internet emotions society-and-culture

Those Facebook ‘challenges’ can expose you to hackers

Sharing photos and information as part of a game or challenge can threaten your social media security, an expert warns.

Eric Stann-Missouri • futurity
April 30, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: social-media artificial-intelligence internet privacy security hackers featured society-and-culture

5 tips for teachers working from home

"Many teachers have never attempted to teach online. They are driving race cars while the road is still being paved." Here are tips to help.

Ida Eriksen-U. Copenhagen • futurity
April 29, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: education covid-19 internet society-and-culture social-lives teachers

Why we adopt and then ditch online security tips

Ever given up on a online security measure like using a VPN? Researchers have figured out why we abandon steps to protect ourselves.

Laurel Thomas-Michigan • futurity
April 29, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: internet privacy security society-and-culture

Putting ‘red flags’ on misinformation may cut sharing

Pairing headlines of bunk news on social media with alerts indicating that it's not real news could help stop its spread online, researchers say.

Karl Greenberg-NYU • futurity
April 28, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: social-media internet society-and-culture

After trending on GitHub, time to be a manager?

When crowdsourcing goes really well, team leaders often need to rely on traditional organizational management structure to get the work done, research on GitHub finds.

Laurel Thomas-Michigan • futurity
April 28, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: business internet society-and-culture managers

Privacy options don’t boost trust in voice assistants

For some users, having the option to control privacy settings actually reduced their trust in voice assistants like Alexa.

Jessica Hallman-Penn State • futurity
April 27, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: internet trust privacy science-and-technology voice-technology gadgets

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