Under-18s face ‘like’ and ‘streaks’ bans on social media

Under-18s face ‘like’ and ‘streaks’ bans on social media

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The ICO is concerned that Facebook likes encourage children to over-share personal information Facebook and Instagram face a ban on letting under-18s “like” posts on their platforms while Snapchat could be prevented from allowing the age group to build up “streaks”, under new rules proposed by the UK’s data…

TED 2019: 10 years of ‘ideas worth spreading’

TED 2019: 10 years of ‘ideas worth spreading’

Image copyright TED/Bret Hartman TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design) is famous for turning 17-minute talks into viral videos. This year’s conference has kicked off in Vancouver, offering a new set of thought-provoking talks under the tagline of ‘ideas worth spreading’.The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Bigger than Us’ and includes talks…