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Facebook admits it poses mental health risk but says using site more can help

Company acknowledges passive consumption of material can make people feel worse but argues more engagement could improve wellbeingFacebook has acknowledged that social media use can be bad for users mental health, a sign the company is feeling pressure from a growing chorus of critics raising alarms about the platforms effect

Conservative Weekly Standard to aid in Facebook fact-checks, prompting outcry

Magazine dubbed serial misinformer becomes first explicitly partisan organization to aid in task, fueling concerns over rightwing influence at siteA conservative news organization has been approved to partner with Facebook to fact-check false news, drawing criticisms that the social media company is caving to rightwing pressures and collaborating with a

George Takei saga sheds light on the murky world of pay-to-promote news

Media companies ended their paid promotion partnerships with Takei after a claim of sexual assault. But what are these celebrity deals, and are they ethical?News that several online media companies including Mic, Slate and Refinery29 have severed commercial ties with Star Trek actor George Takei following allegations of sexual assault

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