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Article Category: Social Media

Signs Of Gambling Addiction In Robinhood App

Suzette Gomez ❘

Whistleblowers warn Robinhood is purposely causing gambling disorders in users. The app is hooking users and monetizing on their addiction.

Suicide Network Of Teens Is Linked To 15 Deaths

Hayley Hudson ❘

A suicide network of teenage girls has been linked to 15 deaths so far. One young woman is making it her mission to try and protect these vulnerable girls.

“Meth. We’re On It.” South Dakota Anti-Drug Campaign Gets Mixed Reviews

Nathan Yerby ❘

South Dakota just launched a marketing campaign to encourage the community to fight meth, but its slogan has drawn nationwide mockery on social media.

Singapore Bans Advertising For Sugary Drinks To Win The “War On Diabetes”

Nathan Yerby ❘

To address a diabetes crisis, the government of Singapore will ban all advertising for sugary drinks and require unhealthy labels for high-sugar beverages.

Young Australian Drinkers Are Notably Selfie-Conscious

Krystina Murray ❘

New research suggests that young Australian drinkers are more 'selfie-conscious,' and are less likely to binge drink or use illict drugs as a result.

New Research Shows Social Media Stress Can Lead To Social Media Addiction

Jena Hilliard ❘

New reseach from the University of Lancaster shows that social network users are becoming more addicted to social media sites despite the stress it causes.

New Study Suggests Excessive Social Media Use Is Comparable To Drug Addiction

Jena Hilliard ❘

A new study performed by Michigan State University revealed that excessive social media use affects decision making abilities similar to drug use.

Missouri Senator Proposes Law To Combat Social Media Addiction

Nathan Yerby ❘

Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) has proposed the SMART Act, a law to reduce social media addiction by regulating how social media platforms interact with users.

Quitting Technology And Social Media Addictions Is Harder Than Quitting Cigarettes

Krystina Murray ❘

Technology and social media have become a staple for many, and quitting addictions to both may be harder than quitting cigarettes.

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