No Privacy: Employees Of ‘Sexting-Central’ Snapchat Spied On Users

(Zero Hedge) Employees at social media giant Snap have been abusing internal tools for accessing user data in order to spy on Snapchat users, according to an investigative report by Motherboard, which interviewed multiple current and former employees and viewed internal Snap communications. 

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Ways Social Media Hurts Pair Bonding, Spiritual Growth, and Loving Relationships: Why It’s Hard to Find Love in Today’s World

(Justin Deschamps) Social media launched into our lives in a swift and prolific way. Due to the positive feedback loop effect of social trends, the more people that joined the more felt compelled to follow along or miss out. This technology is having a massive effect on human life, particularly relationships, disturbing a delicate pair bonding process that draws from biological factors, which themselves, draw from spiritual impulses. For the modern person, forming a lasting and valuable bond with another human being could be more challenging than ever.

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People Are Literally Killing Themselves to Get the Best Instagram Selfie

(John Vibes) A study recently published in the Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care reported that at least 259 people died taking selfies between October 2011 and November 2017. The study suggests lives could be saved if dangerous areas were declared “no selfie zones,” where visitors are explicitly warned of the risks in the area.

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The New Social Media: Alternatives To Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, And Other Big Tech Platforms

(Daisy Luther) Lately, I’ve written a lot about the alternative media purge and how Big Tech social media platforms are attempting to control the narrative, the elections, and public perception through censorship and financial blacklisting. Lots of people are ready to leave websites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for less-censored pastures. But what are the social media alternatives that are currently available?

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