Shift in public attitudes regarding tech

Here is an interesting article reflecting a potential shift in attitude among the public regarding government regulation of tech companies. I feel like these kinds of public attitudes about tech are important to watch from the humane tech community. I would love to see more public surveys about attitudes toward tech and trends in technology use, if anyone has them handy.

Exclusive: Public wants Big Tech regulated

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Great food for thought!

If you want some good statistics related to this, Common Sense Media put out a study about parent and child perceptions of their smartphone use.

A few highlights:

  • 50% of teens feel addicted to their mobile devices

  • 51% of teens say they see their parents checking mobile devices while driving

  • 66% of parents feel their kids spend too much time on mobile devices. 52% of kids agree.