Monday, April 22, 2024

Tag: Social media

Experts warn against ADHD misinformation on social media (includes video story)

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood neurodevelopmental disorders. It affects millions of children, and symptoms can persist into adulthood.  Despite its...

Guatemalan injured athlete becomes a motivator and influencer (includes video story)

Para leer este artículo en español, haga clic acá. Gerardo Abreu almost lost his leg in a motorcycle accident six years ago. Now, after sharing...

Newsbreak October 9, 2023

The Biden administration moves quickly to deliver weapons to Israel after the attack from Hamas killed hundreds. A Florida teenager is arrested after authorities...

Supreme Court to take Florida case about moderating social media (includes...

Legal cases from Florida and Texas are making their way to the Supreme Court. Net Choice, LLC, which is an organization representing big-name social...

Hispanic children are helpless against social media

This story is first part of How we know what we know: An investigative series. Like wolves attacking a herd of lambs, the internet’s lawless...

Medical misinformation in the modern age

We live in the age of information; one could argue that competing narratives mean that we live in the age of information warfare. It...

Surgeon general raises social media concerns for youth (includes video story)

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy is issuing a 25-page advisory laying out the risks of social media for kids. “I am very concerned now that...

TikTok CEO testifies for five hours in Congress (includes video story)

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew testified before Congress yesterday where he was grilled about the app's safety and Chinese ownership. During five hours of testimony,...

Supreme Court delays taking Texas and Florida online free speech cases...

Lawsuits against Florida and Texas laws about online speech are making their way to the United States Supreme Court, but the cases may not...

The danger of social media dependency and excessive screen time (includes...

Social media dependency is an issue that plagues many in our digital age. Websites like Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, and TikTok are now global and...