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New research has identified the main triggers of the social media psychological phenomenon known as "FoMO" (Fear of missing out), the contexts in which it happens and the types of fears involved in it.
Images without context or presented with text that misrepresents what they show can be a powerful tool of misinformation, especially since photos make statements seem more believable.
Most of us spend hours each day glued to some type of screen for work or play. But is that a bad thing? Has anyone got the data to figure it out? Now is the time for 'The Human Screenome Project.'
It was always going to end up like this, with the web becoming slowly a replacement (in some cases) for the real physical world, it is becoming increasingly difficult to differentiate between what is real or not. Welcome to the post-truth world.
Political actors can actively engage with university students by taking cognisance of their political information needs. This can help in encouraging young people to vote in Ghana's elections.