June 16, 2023

From Echo Chambers to Mental Health: Addressing Online Harms through Policy

This paper explores the dichotomy of online engagement, highlighting the advantages and potential harms of social media platforms such as Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook. It emphasizes the negative effects such as compromised self-esteem among young users and the unchecked rise of echo chambers and the divisions which arise from them. This paper examines and advocates for the implementation of the Online Harms Act proposed by Minister Pablo Rodriguez as a necessary regulatory measure in providing legal tools for users to reclaim their autonomy and offers the opportunity to hold online platforms accountable for their malfeasance. Drawing parallels with the regulating of alcohol in establishments in the 1980s, which argues that without government intervention, society will continue to remain vulnerable to the detrimental effects of unregulated online platforms.
August 13, 2021

The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Cyberspace Mental Wellbeing: Harnessing Science & Technology For Humanity

In the fourth industrial revolution, where almost the entire world is connected through the internet, mental health plays a great role. The National Center for Health Statistics noted a suicide rate increase of some 35 percent between 1999 and 2018, with the rate growing approximately 2 percent a year since 2006.
July 27, 2021

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Cyberpsychology & Well-being

gy is all around us. We are living in an ever-increasing connected world where the lines between man and machine have merged into shared global cyberspace.
May 11, 2021

The Fourth Industrial Revolution & Cyberspace’s Mental Health Stigma

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) is the progressive automation of traditional manufacturing and industrial processes using modern intelligent technologies. Large-scale machine-tomachine communication (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT) will be integrated to increase automation, improve communication, monitor production itself, and develop intelligent machines that can analyze and diagnose problems without the need for human intervention. The phrase "Fourth Industrial Revolution" was introduced by a team of scientists who developed a high-tech strategy for the German government.