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Month: January 2018

Quarter Life Crises Are Real, And We’re All Going To Have One

In 2018’s second episode, Sami and Aleen start the show dishing on . After sufficiently calling everyone on delusional, they talk about quarter life crisis, the moment we’ve all had (or will have) where we’re 25-ish and realize we don’t identify with our own identity. Don’t miss this week’s “Dear Betches” which can be summed up as someone asking, “What the f*ck is with all these fitness Instagrams?” Hint: it involves crises. The rest of the episode deals with very serious questions including what the quarter life crisis looked like before social media, how fat Khloé Kardashian is, and...

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Antisocial media: why I decided to cut back on Facebook and Instagram

Only when I tried to quit social networks did I realise how addictive and enveloping they are designed to be. Now I am convinced we are heading for a public health crisis It was winter 2016 when I reached rock bottom. I went on a three-day Facebook binge. I cant remember what set it off, but I remember how it ended. I woke up in a gutter, heart pounding, thinking I was going to die. I knew then that I needed help. I needed to stop. Since that day, I have been social media sober. None of that is...

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Guggenheim Museum Offers Used, Solid-Gold Toilet to the Trumps

New York (AP) — Donald and Melania Trump wanted to borrow a Van Gogh painting from a New York museum for their White House private quarters. Instead, The Washington Post reports , the Guggenheim Museum's chief curator came up with a pointedly satirical counter-offer: a working solid-gold toilet made by an Italian artist. The first couple had asked for Van Gogh's "Landscape With Snow," featuring a man and his dog. Curator Nancy Spector has been openly critical of Trump in social media. She emailed the White House Office of the Curator in September to say that the Trumps could...

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Mark Zuckerbergs Change of Heart Just Cost Him $3.3 Billion

Mark Zuckerberg’s latest Facebook post is proving expensive. The co-founder of the world’s largest social-media business saw his fortune fall $3.3 billion Friday after he posted plans to shift users’ news feeds toward content from family and friends at the expense of material from media outlets and businesses. Shares of Menlo Park, California-based Facebook tumbled 4.5 percent on Friday in New York, cutting Zuckerberg’s fortune to $74 billion on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. He lost his place as the world’s fourth-richest person to Spanish retail billionaire Amancio Ortega. The drop wiped out much of the $4.5 billion Zuckerberg, 33,...

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5 Disturbing Ways Narcissists Use Social Media To Terrorize Their Victims

God & Man Social media has been blamed for breeding narcissists, but the fact of the matter is, narcissists have always existed. Social media has just given them an extra tool to terrorize people. Here are five ways malignant narcissists – those without empathy and with an excessive sense of entitlement – use social media to exploit, manipulate and destroy their victims: 1. To triangulate. Social media is a veritable playground for malignant narcissists. It gives them easy access to multiple victims and the ability to manufacture love triangles in covert, insidious ways. In order to understand how and...

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