Are you constantly on Facebook, Snapchat or Instagram to see if someone has liked or commented on your post? Are you always scrolling through your newsfeed? Well – you’re not alone!
There are 15 million Australians active on Facebook* and with 1 in 2 of us checking our Facebook accounts daily*—staying safe and psychologically well online has never been more important.
How do we stay safe in the digital world? Why is it so hard to ‘unplug’ from social media? How can we enjoy the benefits of social media, without falling victim to some of the not-so-good aspects, like cyberbullying or the “compare and despair” phenomenon?
Join Clinical Psychologist Louise Remond from the UTS Health Psychology Unit, and technology education expert and UTS Alumna, Kristy Goodwin, as they provide insights and practical tips for staying safe in cyberspace.