(Faithwire) Younger Americans are quickly falling out of love with social media. Zoomers — those born in the late 1990s and early 2000s — are turning their backs on TikTok, Facebook, and Instagram, leaving behind what many now see as “the ultimate waste,” according to the New York Post. The anti-app exodus comes as Gen Zers are calling the platforms “toxic” and … [Read more...] about App Exodus: Young People Walking Away From Social Media, Calling It ‘Toxic and Obsessive’
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The widely popular Christian satire news site The Babylon Bee was told on Sunday, March 20, 2022, that their Twitter account has been locked because it violated the social media giant’s rules against “hateful conduct.” The Babylon Bee’s CEO Seth Dillon posted the news on his personal Twitter page with a screengrab of Twitter’s allegations, saying, “I just … [Read more...] about The Babylon Bee Locked Out of Twitter for Calling Transgender US Assistant Secretary for Health ‘Man of the Year’
JERUSALEM, Israel (CBN News) – A cyberattack forced Israeli government websites offline for about an hour Monday evening, officials said. Users were unable to access websites using the GOV.IL domain, including websites for the health, interior, justice, and welfare ministries, as well as the Prime Minister’s Office. All the websites have since been restored. Israel’s … [Read more...] about Cyberattack Temporarily Shuts Down Israeli Government Websites
(The Washington Post) When Shiri Melumad was working on her doctorate in 2012, she found herself reaching for her smartphone during moments of stress, before a tough exam, for example. She didn’t always use it, she just held it. It was comforting. “Just holding it made me feel good,” says Melumad, assistant professor of marketing at the Wharton School of the University of … [Read more...] about Are Smartphones Serving as Adult Pacifiers?
NEW YORK (Study Finds) Does it feel like your smartphone never leaves your hand? You’re not alone. A new survey reveals six in 10 people “couldn’t cope” with being separated from their mobile phone for more than a day. Surprisingly, the poll of 2,000 smartphone users finds only three in 10 claim they never leave their house without their phone. When they do bring their … [Read more...] about 6 in 10 ‘Couldn’t Cope’ Without Smartphone for a Day; 1 in 8 Suffer Anxiety From Low Battery!