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united states of addiction
united states of addiction

The Facebook Page That Led to 30 Drug-Rehab Arrests

One informant reported having been paid in heroin to live in a sober home and collect money from visitors who sexually assaulted female residents.
Chelsea Greenwood
8.3.18
mind
mind

Social Media Unfollows Are a Surprisingly Potent Form of Rejection

Why do people care so much about being unfollowed?
Mark Hay
7.13.18
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

Drug Dealers on Facebook Are Targeting People With Addiction

I posed as a potential customer and experienced the most aggressive marketing tactics.
Elizabeth Brico
7.6.18
Technologies
Technologies

This Is Why Good People Turn Bad Online

Social media platforms make it way too easy to become a troll.
Gaia Vince
4.3.18
Technologies
Technologies

This Is How Facebook Makes It So Hard to Quit

"As in all abusive relationships, users have a psychological dependence that keeps them hooked."
S. Shyam Sundar
Bingjie Lieu
Carlina DiRusso
Michael Krieger
3.28.18
On Edge
On Edge

This Is What Facebook Oversharing Does to Your Stress Levels

You really want to post that?
Jessie Gill
12.6.17
mental health
mental health

Facebook’s ‘On This Day’ Brings Bad Memories Back to Life

Social media can be a painful abyss of a purposely discarded past.
Liz Lazzara
7.12.17
My Therapist Says
My Therapist Says

How to Tame Your Inner Attention Whore

A psychoanalyst discusses my obsession with the limelight and provides tips on how to step out of it once in a while.
Elizabeth Brown
5.1.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Your Braggy Runner Friends Are Actually Doing You a Favor

Those social media overshares can be strangely motivational, a new study finds.
Jesse Hicks
4.20.17
Doctor's Note
Doctor's Note

A Human Therapist's Take on Facebook's Suicide-Prevention Tool

"The issue brought to my mind Ned, a 30-year-old compulsive Facebook user whom I have been seeing for several years. I have become concerned for the first time that he could kill himself."
Hans Agrawal, MD
3.8.17
Transformations
Transformations

Pierogis Almost Forced Me Off Facebook Forever

Until I reluctantly came crawling back.
Jeff Vrabel
2.13.17
mind
mind

Evidence Suggests the Facebook Vortex Is Real

Using the internet, and Facebook specifically, could impair your perception of time.
Susan Rinkunas
2.8.17