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Peer support via app

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-05-facebook-app-opportunity-unpaid-alzheimer.html The study, "Friendsourcing Peer Support for Alzheimer's Caregivers Using Facebook Social Media," states that there is a significant opportunity to help improve caregiver stress, burden and support through online peer support interventions. The app was developed as part of an investigation of a peer support group intervention in which emotional and

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Facebook groups exploiting addiction to sell services

https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/21/17370066/facebook-addiction-support-groups-rehab-patient-brokering Laurie Couch first joined the Affected by Addiction Support Group, a closed Facebook group with 70,000 members, she felt a sense of belonging. Here were people who understood her struggle to care for a son addicted to drugs, and they were there to support her, any time of the day

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#Screen #time #hamper #ability #read #emotions

Screen time could hamper our ability to read emotions: study. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw-8rmkDY http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-26/screen-time-could-hamper-ability-to-read-facial-emotions-study/8987512 A new study has found that people who spend the most time browsing social media, especially Facebook, showed some traits similar to those of the autism spectrum disorder, including an inability to read facial emotions. The study, by the University of

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#Underpaid #Overburdened #Facebook #Moderator

The Guardian: Underpaid and overburdened: the life of a Facebook moderator. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwqvTY_zQ https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/may/25/facebook-moderator-underpaid-overburdened-extreme-content “There was literally nothing enjoyable about the job. You’d go into work at 9am every morning, turn on your computer and watch someone have their head cut off. Every day, every minute, that’s what you see. Heads being cut

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#Female #Sex #Offenders #More #Common

The Independent: Female sex offenders are more common than you think, reveals study. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw0YWguDU http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/female-sex-offenders-more-common-gender-bias-statistics-rape-abuse-a7839361.html Published in Aggression and Violent Behaviour, the researchers stress that while they are in no way intending to minimise the impact of sexual violence perpetrated by men, that their results are vital when considering “stereotypes between sexual

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#Facebook #moderators #develop #PTSD

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/31/facebookmoderators-develop-ptsd-exposed-worst-content-internet/ "When Facebook say that they're hiring 3,000 moderators, I'd say two things," she told an audience at the Hay Festival. "You've two billion members, one post a day - that's two billion pieces of data. No good, having 3,000 moderators. "And secondly, I have a major ethical problem with 3,000 young people

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Depression Is More Than ‘Just Being Sad’

http://thoughtcatalog.com/kirsten-corley/2017/01/what-depression-actually-is-because-its-more-than-just-being-sad/ Depression is becoming addicted to anything that gives you purpose. Whether it’s being a perfectionist in academics or becoming a workaholic. It’s becoming the most involved in a group or organization because you need something to look forward to. It’s excelling in sports because it really helps to have that

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Facebook says traditional Maori tattoo breached community standards

Facebook says traditional Maori tattoo breached community standards http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/life/84424222/facebook-says-traditional-maori-tattoo-breached-community-standards Auckland tattooist Hirini Katene has been left disappointed and puzzled after a video showing his recent work - a pūhoro (traditional Maori body tattoo) which covers most of his clients lower body - was removed by Facebook, who claimed it breached their community

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