Addicted to social media? 7 ways to know

Social media anxiety disorder is a mental health condition that is similar to social anxiety disorder. Before he committed suicide in June, 29-year-old YouTube star and model Desmond Amofah, also known as Etika, filmed himself offering insight on the effects of social media. One comment he made was shared widely after his death: “It can give you an image of what you want your life to be and get blown completely out of proportion. It consumed me.” Health professionals are taking notice. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America asserted…

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US Space Force: The race to control the space above the sky

The US Space Force officially launches, sparking fears over the militarisation of space. Most reporting on United States President Donald Trump‘s 2018 Space Force announcement was framed as another rant-filled word salad served up to military personnel attending the event at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, in California. In a post-event tweet, Trump called the Marine Corps the “Marine Core”. The spelling mistake set social-media platforms ablaze with scorching Space Force and spelling-related one-liners. Even the Marine Corps Times, a publication that serves a US military audience and traces its…

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