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Frances Haugen says Facebook's algorithms are dangerous. Here’s why. | MIT Technology Review

The Facebook whistleblower's testimony at the Senate hearing raised serious questions about how its algorithms work—and what its users get to see.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Social Media Isn’t Actually Creating Anxiety Or Depression In Teens

An eight-year study conducted by Brigham Young University found that the amount of time spent on social media is not directly increasing anxiety or depression in teenagers.

Psychology | Personality

Are You as in Control of Your Emotions as You Think? | Psychology Today

During times of uncertainty, it’s natural for your mood to be influenced by outside factors. A new study on emotion contagion shows how this process works in a digital world.