Tag Archives: social media

Study: Strong association between social media use and depression

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This is the kind of stuff the government spends big money to study — how depressed social media makes young people. Regardless, the National Institutes of Mental Health did find some interesting results in a recently completed study on the effects of social media on depression. As we’ve all witnessed, you can’t …

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Facebook will share users political views with ABC News, Buzzfeed

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The world’s largest social network has closed a deal to provide aggregated data about Americans’ political views to website Buzzfeed and ABC News, for their coverage of all US elections up to and including the presidential vote in 2016 Facebook will automatically monitor the political expression of all of its …

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Facebook is censoring this HangTheBankers.com article

Facebook censored article Hang The Bankers

In the past week we have seen the social media networks do their best to censor liberty minded accounts and in some cases just plain and simple delete them. This has not gone unnoticed and if anything has backfired on the likes of Facebook and Youtube with people waking up …

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“Josie the Outlaw” page deleted by Facebook

Josie The Outlaw

This article is originally from Christopher Cantwell’s website. With no warning, no notice, and no explanation given, the “Josie the Outlaw” Facebook page has been deleted. Josie Wales, admin of the page, and YouTube sensation, still has her personal profile. I originally heard about the story from We Are Change, and asked Josie …

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JPMorgan’s epic fail on Twitter #AskJPM

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JPMorgan canceled a question-and-answer session on Twitter Wednesday after receiving a barrage of critical questions skewering the multinational banking company for legal problems, foreclosure practices, and other ethical transgressions. Starting at least since last week, JPMorgan, the investment and services portion of financial behemoth JPMorgan Chase & Co, asked followers …

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‘Help Obama start WW3’: Mock Kickstarter campaign

Help start WW3 Kickstarter Obama

A mock ad in the style of a saccharine political campaign commercial has brought together the smiling faces of Obama’s America to declare: “Yes, we can start World War Three!” With crowd funding all the rage and America “dead-ass broke,” “The Americans for Whatever Barack Obama Wants, did you know …

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Facebook knows your secrets: ‘Likes’ reveal users’ personality


Facebook’s ‘like’ button can reveal more than you realize, a new study has showed. By liking posts and links, you may be revealing personal secrets, like your sexuality or religious and political views. The findings have raised privacy concerns. A study by the National Academy of Sciences examined 58,000 Facebook …

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