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December 20, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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Facebook Encourages Private Mental Health Conversations

December 20, 2019 08:05 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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Facebook rolled out new photo filters and stickers to “act as an invitation for friends who might be struggling to reach out for support through Messenger.” This is meant to be a tool to encourage users to connect with friends online about mental health. But there are concerns about passive data collection on different platforms, such as Facebook, so it is debatable whether this will help or hurt mental health. [More]

August 27, 2019
by Patricia Tomasi

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These People Are More Likely To Experience Negative Outcomes From Compulsively Using Dating Apps

August 27, 2019 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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Dating apps are growing in popularity. In the U.S., online dating is a $3 billion industry and growing each year with predictions of 25 per cent continued growth into the year 2020. It seems everyone you talk to has tried or knows someone who has tried a dating app. But are they for everyone? A new study published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships aimed to answer that question by looking at how social anxiety and loneliness might impact someone’s dating app use. [More]