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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
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

Pro-Eating Disorder Communities Thrive on Instagram

Building identities out of what we eat and how we look is inescapable.
Aurora Stewart de Peña
2.23.18
mental health
mental health

I Turned My Depression and Anxiety Into a Hit Instagram Comic

"Blair is here to say, 'This shit sucks and I'm going to bed.'"
Mike Darling
2.23.18
healthcare
healthcare

How to Make Millennials Actually Go to the Doctor

Blockchain might revolutionize our medical care.
Hannah Oreskovich
2.6.18
mental health
mental health

How to Argue Online Without Losing Your Shit

Anger and electronics are both stimulants.
Philip Eil
1.12.18
mental health
mental health

A Disturbing New Trend Involves Teens Cyberbullying Themselves

It's what researchers are calling "digital self-harm."
Jesse Hicks
11.22.17
mental health
mental health

An Alarming Number of Girls Are Going to the ER For Self-Inflicted Injuries

Some experts blame social media for the increase in self-harm, which is a major risk factor for suicide.
Markham Heid
11.21.17
Not The Onion
Not The Onion

Plastic Surgeons Urged to Quit Posting Procedures to Instagram

It's the first effort to stop this kind of behavior.
Michelle Malia
9.29.17
longevity
longevity

Your Tweets Could Say a Lot About How Early You'll Die

Only one in five tweets express happiness, a new study found.
Denny Watkins
9.21.17
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

You Don't Have to Banish Your Phone to Be a Good Parent

If you don't remember what your kid looks like without a puppy filter though, maybe put down your device for a minute.
Mariana Plata
9.11.17
Screen Crack
Screen Crack

Facebook Users Created a Fake Swine Flu Epidemic

The public frenzy in Myanmar distracted from more dire health threats.
Eli Meixler
8.23.17