Procrastination – from the Latin procrastinare: ‘to leave until the next day, to postpone’ – it is the habit of systematically putting off the tasks we are required to carry out. It is such a natural and widespread phenomenon that, according to experts, it has an evolutionary base, affecting on average 95% of the global population.
Studies carried out at a global level reveal that one in every three network users is under 18 years old, and 71% of digital citizens are young people between the ages of 15 and 24.
Children and adolescents are the most exposed and defenceless group to technological development, internet expansion and digital tools that have changed society.
It emerged in neighbouring Japan in 1994, but from its introduction to China, the QR code (quick response code) took off so fast that nowadays it is almost omnipresent in the socioeconomic life of this country.
It is classified as one of the nations with the highest life expectancy and the number of elderly people is expected to triple in the next few years. In light of these circumstances, it prepares to meet the challenge and resorts to high technology.
Despite progress in issues of gender equality, there is still a serious question about the stereotypical image of women in mass media on a global scale and particularly in Latin America. According to the Unesco, television channels are showing comedy programmes which mock and promote violence in a family setting.