Online usage grows, but so do social media concerns - Ofcom study

The amount of time we spend online is growing, but so are calls for tougher regulation, a study of 1,001 children and 2,057 over-16s suggests.

The amount of time we spend online is growing, but so are calls for tougher regulation, a study of 1,001 children and 2,057 over-16s suggests.

The average British adult spent three-and-a-quarter hours a day online last year, said the study by Ofcom and the Information Commissioner's Office.

But while most people say the internet makes their lives better, 70% of adults said they would like tighter rules for sites such as Facebook and Instagram.

This was up from 52% the...
source: BBC

2019-05-30 09:29
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