What to know about digital blackface in social media

CNN  —  Maybe you shared that viral video of Kimberly “Sweet Brown” Wilkins telling a reporter after narrowly escaping an apartment fire, “Ain’t nobody got time for that!” Perhaps you posted that meme of supermodel Tyra Banks exploding in anger on “America’s Next Top Model” (“I was rooting for you! We were all rooting for … Read more

Magnesium Has Benefits, But It’s Not The Cure-All Social Media Claims It Is

If you’ve been on social media recently, you’ve likely seen people touting the benefits of magnesium (and the different types of magnesium). Influencers ― and even some doctors ― on social media platforms claim it can improve almost everything, from constipation to sleep to brain fog. But experts say it’s tough to know if these … Read more

US state limits social media access for teens — RT World News

For the first time in the US, minors in Utah now require parental permission to use social media apps Utah has become the first US state to make parental permission mandatory for teenagers wanting to use social media apps in a bid to protect young people. Governor Spencer Cox signed two bills on Thursday, restricting … Read more

Utah’s new laws restricting social media access for children focus on time limits, parental approval

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New laws in Utah are aimed at significantly restricting access to social media apps for children under 18 years old. Republican Gov. Spencer Cox signed two bills into law on Thursday in efforts to shield minors from addictive platforms, such as TikTok. Collectively, both laws seek to prevent children from being lured to apps and … Read more

Log Off Movement: College student recounts her social media breaking point

Editor’s Note: Listen now as the Chasing Life podcast explores how Congress and ordinary citizens are trying to hold Big Tech accountable for their content. CNN  —  The political and legal scrutiny of some Big Tech and social media platforms is running high at the moment. TikTok CEO Shou Chew faced grilling from lawmakers Thursday … Read more

The rise of Social+ 2.0: How in-app communities and AI are reshaping the consumer tech landscape

Wonder why some products have a loyal following? The Social+ business model taps into our desire to connect and collaborate, changing the game for companies worldwide. Kitcod has been at the forefront of this social revolution in Singapore. In this article, I’ll shares insights on the power of Social+, going beyond transactions to foster collaboration … Read more

Why Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is suing social media companies

CNN  —  One mother in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, said her 18-year-old daughter is so obsessed with TikTok, she’ll spend hours making elaborate videos for the Likes, and will post retouched photos of herself online to look skinnier. Another mother in the same county told CNN her 16-year-old daughter’s ex-boyfriend shared partially nude images of the … Read more

Nordic country targets app with ‘Russian origins’ in social media crackdown — RT World News

Telegram, along with the Chinese app TikTok, are now banned from devices used by Norwegian government officials for work purposes The Norwegian Justice Ministry has instructed government officials not to install TikTok or Telegram on their work devices, after a security agency labeled the apps as risks. Many Western nations have cracked down in a … Read more