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Yik Tak, an anonymous social app, left user’s precise locations public

Yik Yak’s revived messaging app was supposed to bring back the days of truly anonymous local chat, but it may have inadvertently made life easier for creeps. Computer science student David Teather informed Motherboard that Yik Yak had a flaw that let attackers obtain both the precise location for posts (within 10 to 15 feet)…

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Cutting social

Five tips to reduce social media usage

Social media can connect you to friends and family, bring you the latest and most important news, and help you discover art, opinions, and places you would otherwise never have come across. But these platforms can also trigger negative emotions, make you dissociate from what’s happening around you, and act as a potentially dangerous time…

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Social determinants of health may help predict sepsis readmission

Including social determinants of health in sepsis readmission models could improve their predictive ability, a new study shows.   For the study, published this past week in the Journal of American Medical Informatics Association, University of California, San Diego researchers used data from the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us research program cohort.  …

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Media social

The Best Social Media Reactions to the 2022 Met Gala

Happy first Monday in May to all those who celebrate. Now that we’re mostly over the fact that they named the theme of this year’s Met Gala almost the exact same as last year’s (we know, we know, it’s part two of the same theme), we are here to round up the best part of…

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Can a social entrepreneur end homelessness in the U.S.

May 03, 2022 Community Solutions is a nonprofit founded in 2011 by Rosanne Haggerty, with the ambitious goal of ending chronic homelessness in America. Its “Built for Zero” methodology takes a public health approach, helping communities across the U.S. use better data collection and outreach to improve government processes and piecemeal solutions. In 2021, Community…

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How to stop your social media accounts oversharing

This story has been updated. It was originally published on February 7, 2018. Your social media accounts help you share your daily life with friends. But the platforms can go further than that: automatically alerting everyone when you become available online, read a message, or even visit a location. As a general rule, if you…

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Killer social

120 Social Media Content Ideas Your Audience Will Love (Infographic)

Are you looking for content ideas to share with your social media followers? Want to mix up your posts and improve your social media marketing strategy? The team from Big Income Paradise share their quick tips for success in this infographic. They break things down as follows: Content ideas for stories Share quotes Ask questions Days…

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How to address social determinants of health

CHICAGO — To give a sense of how social factors affect someone’s health, Sarah Candler, MD, MPH, described this case: A 70-year-old woman with diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and high blood pressure and a high hemoglobin A1C, even though she’s on insulin. This patient is on prednisone for her RA because she can’t afford better drugs, and…

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Social Media Marketing is far less effective and costly than it once was. Here’s what to do instead

Once upon a time, social media platforms were like jet fuel for consumer brands: You could pour a reasonable amount of money into a hypertargeted ad campaign and watch your revenue skyrocket. That moment has passed. The cost to acquire new customers on social media has risen dramatically: In the second quarter of 2021, the cost per thousand impressions…

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Are BeReal–A Social Media Application Without Filters–Coming to Instagram’s Throne!

“Wait, I need to do my BeReal!” This phrase interrupted enough conversations with friends over the past few weeks that it convinced me to download the app for myself.For the unfamiliar, BeReal is an emerging social media platform that prompts users at a different, randomly chosen time each day to take a candid snapshot. You…