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Moodle. There is a growing panic around young people and social media, especially during lockdown.


Social media use has boomed during Covid-19, with a study from April 2020 revealing that nearly 47% of people spent longer on social media during lockdown. Girls themselves have expressed worries about their wellbeing in the face of an all consuming, 24-hour media. In a poll by Girlguiding, 35 per cent of girls aged 11-21 said their biggest concern online was comparing themselves to others, and 45 per cent felt pressure to check their phones as soon as they wake up and just before they go to sleep.

The problem is intensifying and the stakes seem to be getting higher. Social media is a huge presence in the lives of young women. The young people turned away from therapy in lockdown: ‘My mental health crashed’ - BBC Three. Coronavirus: how artists in the Spanish-speaking world turn to religious imagery to help cope in a crisis. How Street Artists Around the World Are Reacting to Life With COVID-19. Immunizing the public against misinformation. Soon after the world started getting used to the terms coronavirus and COVID-19, WHO coined another word: "infodemic" — an overabundance of information and the rapid spread of misleading or fabricated news, images, and videos.

Immunizing the public against misinformation

Like the virus, it is highly contagious and grows exponentially. It also complicates COVID-19 pandemic response efforts. “We’re not just battling the virus,” said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. “We’re also battling the trolls and conspiracy theorists that push misinformation and undermine the outbreak response.” Eight publishers to volunteer pricing info in pilot study. To help transition toward transparent open access (OA), eight journal publishers, including SpringerNature, PLOS, and Annual Reviews, will share anonymized pricing information with a limited group.

Eight publishers to volunteer pricing info in pilot study

The Blockchain: Countermeasure Against Fake News? The Blockchain is a new field of technology that can offer great reliability for the diffusion of information.

The Blockchain: Countermeasure Against Fake News?

The FinTech Industry is focusing on areas where highly reliable information is required. Constant Phone Notifications Are Ruining Your Productivity. Have you heard?

Constant Phone Notifications Are Ruining Your Productivity

Multitasking is so last year. New research has begun to suggest that becoming a GTD all star doesn’t necessarily mean doing it all, all at once. No, Smartphone-Loss Anxiety Disorder Isn’t Real. A press release for a new research paper caught the eyes of some news sites recently with the headline, “Smartphone-Loss Anxiety Disorder.”

No, Smartphone-Loss Anxiety Disorder Isn’t Real

The resulting articles trumpet it as “a real thing,” and “you could be prone to it.” But while many can relate to the annoyance of losing a phone, calling it a disorder might seem like an over-diagnosis, especially to anyone who knows someone with a diagnosed anxiety disorder. That’s because it’s not true. There is no such thing as smartphone-loss anxiety disorder, according to the paper’s lead author, Zhiling Tu of McMaster University, who provided Pacific Standard with the raw data analyzed in the study.

Of those respondents, 20.1 percent had lost a cell phone, smart phone, or laptop computer one time—an unlucky (or forgetful) 5.9 percent reported losing devices more than once. Pin on ART: isolation. Center for Mobile Communication Studies. After the 2016 election, “fake news” is one of the top words.

Center for Mobile Communication Studies

Because during the election, fake news was widely shared on the Internet. And some people claimed that Trump would not have been elected president without the influence of fake news. Is that true? Many scholars tried to figure out if fake news on social media affects the politics—especially the 2016 presidential election. In this passage, I will summarize the primary statements of several research articles which mainly talk about the topics above and illustrate the relationship of fake news, social media and politics. The Market of Fake News. Debunking another you-tube of COVID-19 Disinformation - FIMA. Debunking another you-tube of COVID-19 DisinformationDr Musa Mohd NordinConsultant Paediatrician28 Dec 2020 Yet again another you-tube, this time by a local Malaysian, is being circulated with lots of misinformation about the COVID vaccines.

Debunking another you-tube of COVID-19 Disinformation - FIMA

I usually don’t entertain such nonsense but since I have been repeatedly asked for my opinion I will do it lock stock and barrel but only for the first few minutes. Why? Fake News Guard. TechCrunch fait désormais partie de Verizon Media. TechCrunch fait partie de Verizon Media.

TechCrunch fait désormais partie de Verizon Media

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In light of the upcoming election and the divides we have seen in the United States this year, we asked our readers to send in questions for Professor Michael Longinow, chair of the Department of Digital Journalism and Media at Biola University.

What’s the Point: How to be a Conscious Consumer in the Era of Misinformation – The Point

Working to Stop Misinformation and False News. Facebook targets 'false news' amid growing pressure from advertisers. Covid: The truth behind videos of 'empty' hospitals. Why We Lie: The Science Behind Our Deceptive Ways. For more on lying check out our podcast, “Overheard at National Geographic.” Listen here. This story originally published in the June 2017 issue of National Geographic magazine. In the fall of 1989 Princeton University welcomed into its freshman class a young man named Alexi Santana, whose life story the admissions committee had found extraordinarily compelling. CNN boycotts Trump’s epic 46-minute ‘propaganda’ speech. Donald Trump delivered a surprise speech on Wednesday that reporters and American networks condemned, and some would not show audiences, because it included baseless attacks on the election process.

CNN's chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta described the US president’s speech, which was posted on social media, as a “propaganda video,” and declined to broadcast any snippets. “We are not showing you any excerpts because the allegations made by the president have been rejected in the courts as well as by state election officials from both parties,” said Mr Acosta. That Department of Homeland Security and its cybersecurity agency, meanwhile, had already said the election was “the most secure in history”. A year after first Covid lockdown, Wuhan is now a key propaganda tool.

Far-right groups 'spreading anti-Covid vaccine propaganda' Two Birmingham MPs told how they believe far-right groups are spreading anti-Covid vaccine propaganda towards ethnic minority groups. Liam Byrne and Shabana Mahmood said online "misinformation and conspiracy theories" about the virus could discourage people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups from seeking to get vaccinated. The pair called out "anti-vaxists" and urge people from all backgrounds to receive the jab to protect themselves and their communities during a Zoom meeting with community leaders about vaccine myths.

It comes after Imam Nuru Mohammed said he was "elated and inspired" that a vaccination centre had been set up at the Al-Abbas Islamic Centre, in Balsall Heath, and urged people to ignore "fake news" claims surrounding coronavirus. "There is so much misinformation. It's in community groups and Facebook groups where much of this propaganda is being sewn," Mr Byrne said. Self-Deception Drawings by Gillian Lambert. NO FAKE NEWS IS GOOD NEWS Art Print by whatalife. Set the tone of your room from the walls out—"from the ground up" is so dated. Mix and match your favorite art prints on a gallery wall showcasing everything that makes your style unique. MON CARNET — TAYLOR KRISTIINA IFLAND. Gillian Lambert's Self-Deception. The Fake News Vol. 1, No. 1 All Over Graphic Tee by GrandeDuc - Medium.

Meaningful art, Satirical illustrations, Art. Media and Facts – Daniel Garcia Art. 1844 "Brother, Brother, We're Both in the Wrong" Punch Cartoon Art Print. "FAKE NEWS" Poster by Elagabalus. Words, Quote aesthetic, Words quotes. Pin on Artworks. Lori Stevens Artist: Art Lessons for the 21st Century: A Postmodern Curriculum. Dear influencers, please stop lying to your audience. Why We Lie: The Science Behind Our Deceptive Ways. Why misinformation is a clear and present danger during the coronavirus outbreak.

How President Trump took 'fake news' into the mainstream. Expectations vs reality: Responding to online fraud across the fraud justice network. Results for "fake news" - Summon. Consumer behavior & culture: consequences for global marketing and advertising - Summon. Understanding changing behaviours in a rapidly evolving consumer landscape. 'Pay to post' influencer campaigns are 'irresponsible' and will destroy its credibility. Experts warn that brands who treat influencers as a ‘bolt-on for reach’ are doing more harm to their marketing mix than good, and that ‘followers as a currency’ should be binned. Manifest founder and CEO Alex Myers said influencer marketing works best when talent becomes a genuine advocate of a brand, rather than being paid to post awkward photos on an Instagram feed.