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Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
Oral evidence in progress.
The inquiry will examine the development of immersive technologies such as virtual and augmented reality, and the potential impact these could have in the worlds of sport, entertainment and news. The inquiry will also look at how the addictive nature of some technologies can affect users’ engagement with gaming and social media, particularly amongst younger people.
Evidence given by Sarah Jones, Head, School of Media, Birmingham City University, Professor Andrew Przybylski, Director of Research, Oxford Internet Institute, and Michael Veale, Researcher, University College London.
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
Committee hear from academics and researchers on UKs readiness to deal with addictive technologies