We are gravely concerned about misinformation disseminated via social media. Misinformation is a major, if not existential, threat on a number of fronts including democracy and the economy, but developments this month have highlighted the unique potential for social media to spread dangerous medical misinformation. On Tuesday, February 25th, the CDC announced that the new…Read More →
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There is a new, potentially lethal, challenge going viral on social media called the Skullbreaker Challenge. Make sure you know how to protect your tweens and teens. What are challenges? Challenges are online dares. They may be physical in nature, such as requiring people to dump a bucket full of ice on their heads (the…Read More →
Quite simply, we are using our phones and, with them, social media too much. This is true of adults and especially true of teens.Read More →