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How Incorporating More Technology in Schools Can Facilitate Learning

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The technology industry is booming — increasing numbers of businesses and schools are incorporating it to streamline communication…
Facebook to Institute an Independent Content Oversight Board with the Power to Overrule Zuckerberg

Today

In reaction to the on-going scrutiny of its content management efforts by lawmakers, journalists, and advocacy groups, Facebook…
Online Bots have Significantly Evolved in just 2 Years (between 2016 and 2018), New Study Shows

September 9, 2019

According to a new study published by a team of Italian and U.S. researchers (from the Scuola Universitaria…
How social media altered the good parenting ideal

September 4, 2019

Social media has altered perceptions of what good parenting is and may play a role in the reduction…
Social media stress can lead to social media addiction

August 28, 2019

Social network users risk becoming more and more addicted to social media platforms even as they experience stress from their…
Self-injuring girls overestimate negative feedback in social media simulation

July 17, 2019

Adolescent girls who self-injure feel that they receive more negative feedback than they actually receive, and are more…
Teen depression linked to use of social media and TV

July 16, 2019

Using social media and watching TV might increase symptoms of depression in teenagers, according to a new study…
Facebook Posts Better at Predicting Diabetes, Mental Health Than Demographic Info

June 26, 2019

Language in Facebook posts may help identify conditions such as diabetes, anxiety, depression and psychosis in patients, according…
Keeping children safe in the ‘Internet of Things’ age

June 25, 2019

Children need protection when using programmable Internet computing devices – and Lancaster University scientists have drawn up new…
What’s your idea for a Firefox extension for promoting credible content?

June 10, 2019

Imagine the web that is not a noisy blur of advertising, fake news, and toxic social media, but a…
Social Networking Sites and the Positive Impact they have on the Society

June 6, 2019

Social networking is definitely one of the biggest parts of the lives of each and every individual right…
Quick Fix – a vending machine for likes and followers, based on Raspberry Pi

June 5, 2019

Quick Fix in an interactive artwork installation, which makes it possible to buy followers or likes in just…
Not all teens turn to social media when they’re lonely

June 5, 2019

Technology is so pervasive it may seem as if teens spend more time on social networking sites than…
Facebook to Increase the Wages of its Content Moderators

May 14, 2019

On Monday, in a bid to increase employee satisfaction and decrease work-related stress resulting from engagement with offensive…
Gang-associated youth avoid violence by acting tough online

May 3, 2019

The menacing photos that Tevin, a young man affiliated with a Chicago street gang, posted on social media…
Patterns of compulsive smartphone use suggest how to kick the habit

May 3, 2019

Everywhere you look, people are looking at screens. In the decade since smartphones have become ubiquitous, we now…
8 Instagram Technology Accounts to Follow

April 28, 2019

Today’s technological advancements are astounding, and there’s no better place for those who love all-things tech to connect…
What kids say when they report abuse through a text

April 24, 2019

With no hotline specifically designed for children and teens suffering abuse and neglect, some of these kids have…
Overabundance of Information is Narrowing our Collective Attention Span, Research Shows

April 15, 2019

The deleterious effects of social media and hectic news cycles on our collective attention span have up until…
Analysing a Facebook-Fueled Anti-Vaccination Attack

March 25, 2019

Social media has given those espousing anti-vaccination sentiments an effective medium to spread their message. However, an analysis…
Study highlights the influence social media has on children’s food intake

March 7, 2019

New University of Liverpool research, published in Pediatrics, highlights the negative influence that social media has on children’s…
Tuning out: What happens when you drop Facebook?

February 6, 2019

The early promise and excitement of social media — its ability to connect people around the world and…
You deleted your social media accounts? Well, your friends are still posting about you

January 26, 2019

Privacy in the age of social media is as important as ever. We post everything about our lives,…
Social media privacy is in the hands of a new friends

January 23, 2019

New research has revealed that people’s behaviour is predictable from the social media data of as few as…
Twitter after high-profile events: how language impacts message engagement

January 22, 2019

For those connected to social media, it is not uncommon to turn to Twitter during high-profile events. In…
Black and Hispanic teens see risky behaviors on social media, but few actually post about them

January 10, 2019

Getting teenagers to talk with adults about sex and drugs and social media is never an easy ask.…
Study scrutinizes hidden marketing relationships on social media

December 17, 2018

The study focused on affiliate marketing, in which companies pay a commission to social media figures for driving sales. Content…
Media coverage of disasters can have lasting effects on children’s mental health

December 11, 2018

In 2018, American children have been exposed to multiple disasters – ravaging wildfires in California, to major Hurricanes…
When a city feels good, people take more risks

December 3, 2018

What makes people take risks? Not stunt women or formula 1 drivers. Just ordinary people like you and…
How Technology Is Changing How We See the World

December 1, 2018

There are very few (if any) areas of our daily lives that aren’t influenced by technology. Even with…
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