Social Media: Does Less Regulated Equal More Toxic?

10/16/2023 The Social Eyes 0

Illustration: Laetitia Géraud An article by Agence Science-Presse (www.sciencepresse.qc.ca) Does a reduction of regulation and surveillance on social media platforms automatically lead to an explosion of hateful, toxic statements? That’s certainly what we’ve seen on a host of far-right platforms in recent years. It remains […] See more

Using the Imagination to Heal

10/02/2023 The Social Eyes 0

By Célie Dugand “My hypnotherapist saved my life. He got me through the worst phase,” asserts entrepreneur Brigitte Cardinal. Hypnosis is mainly known for its spectacular stage shows. But did you know that it can also be a form of alternative medicine? This technique, called […] See more

Frauds and Scams on Dating Sites

05/12/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor When we’re blinded by love all sorts of bad things can happen. Isabelle Rivest, founder of the dating site Effet Tandem, tells us that dating site scams cost Canadians a bundle.  According to the RCMP, such sites saw $64.7 million worth of […] See more

Emotional Intelligence Online

11/24/2022 The Social Eyes 0

By Alexandra Grenier Le Centre pour l’intelligence émotionnelle en ligne (CIEL, or the Online Centre for Emotional Intelligence) was created two years ago. Its creators are Alexandre Champagne, a comedian and photographer, and Emmanuelle Parent, who holds a doctorate in communication. This foundation’s mission is […] See more

OnlyFans: Eroticism Made to Measure

09/03/2021 The Social Eyes 0

They reveal all on the web and pockets hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars each month thanks to the erotic social platform OnlyFans. By Maxime Beauregard-Martin Between a steamy shower scene and an intimate discussion with one of their subscribers, we talked to two Quebecois […] See more

Sextortion: Freed from the Shame

08/23/2021 The Social Eyes 0

Sarah (not her real name) is 14. Last year she met a girl her age over the internet. Eventually they exchanged intimate photos. But sadly, her on-line acquaintance was no friend. “She” was a 27-year-old man on the other side of the Atlantic. By Takwa […] See more