We usually refrain from drawing attention to risky behaviour on apps. However it has come to our attention that use of Bigo Live deserves to be highlighted for parents' and educators' awareness, so that we can take preventive or remedial actions to limit the spread of compromising content. Overview Bigo Live is…Read more
About: Yeang Cherng Poh
Poh Yeang Cherng is a pioneer of the Cyber Wellness movement in Singapore. He developed the national framework for cyber wellness values & best practices. He also designed & validated treatment protocols for pathological video gaming & Internet usage. He is also a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. His StrengthsFinder® talent themes (Achiever-Ideation-Relator-Strategic-Analytical) distinguish him as a relentless creator of evidence-based interventions for clients’ engagement and well-being.
Recent Posts by Yeang Cherng Poh
Latest Change on WhatsApp: “What Does It Mean For Privacy, Parenting & Cyber Wellness?”
WhatsApp, Data-Sharing & Advertising: What Should Users Do? The writing was on the wall. 2 years ago, Facebook acquired WhatsApp in a huge deal. A long wait followed to see when and how Facebook will begin to monetise the huge amount of user data that it acquired along with WhatsApp. Yesterday 2 new stories…Read more
Pokemon Go: What Parents Can Learn About Their Children (and Cyber Wellness)
Pokemon Go: What Parents Can Learn About Their Children (and Cyber Wellness) Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm. In countries around the world, both young & old have been hunting pokemons. Pokemon craze in Taiwan [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoYjVTbLWyo[/embed] Pokemon craze in Singapore (Hougang) [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pL5vHvV1gfs[/embed] While this drives some parents (and spouses) crazy, it is actually an…Read more
Pokemon Go: Cyber Wellness & Media Literacy
Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm. Hordes of users, young and old, have taken to catching pokemons using augmented reality - a virtual world superimposed on the real one that we eat, live & breathe in. Yet the signs often show that virtual is sometimes greater than reality: Pedestrians crossing roads oblivious about…Read more
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