RTÉ News | Momo Hoax

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in home, Media, Online article

What did we learn amid unfounded fears about Momo? After the viral spread of the Momo Challenge in recent weeks, I talked to Mark O’Flynn in RTÉ about why it went viral, how media, schools and police organisations exacerbated the problem, and how a lack of media literacy caused parents to overreact. Read the piece...

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RTÉ Lifestyle | Is online dating harming us?

Posted by on Feb 2, 2019 in Media, Online article

by Charlotte Ryan I talked with Charlotte Ryan about some of the problems people might encounter when they date online. I also discussed with her why people share a lot online, how they probably won’t stop doing that unless they experience a negative effect of it directly, and how our own psychology can prevent us seeing scams or people who aren’t presenting themselves honestly....

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