Researchers say exercising for 150 minutes a week not only helps our bodies look and function better, but it can also effectively battle mental health disorders like anxiety and depression.
Twitter Update Lets You Populate Old Threads With New Tweets The update is called "continue thread," and it is available on Twitter's iOS app. Only some users have access for now, and Twitter has not revealed when everyone will get it. To use "continue thread," a composition window becomes available when you write out a new tweet. This window lets you see old tweets and threads, allowing you to pick which one to link with the new message. In the older tweet, "continue thread" is an option in the three dots menu. Once clicked, your latest tweet merges with the past thread.
Today's world is built on the premise that knowing more is better, however new research from Stevens Institute of Technology suggests that too much knowledge can lead people to make poor decisions.
Stadia Is Coming to More Android Devices The tech giant has confirmed its game streaming service will be available on a range of Android devices following the Feb. 20 update. The company revealed that “in addition to the Pixel family, Stadia will now support phones from Samsung, ASUS, and Razer.” A WiFi connection is required, while Google reiterated Stadia can also be used on tablets, desktops, laptops and on TVs through Google Chromecast Ultra. Google’s vice president, Phil Harrison, recently confirmed the company is planning a free tier edition of Stadia later this year. Phil Harrison, via statement
Technology plays a significant role in teen relationships, but a growing number of studies show how the rise of technology has made digital dating abuse more prevalent.
TikTok Is Letting Parents Control How Long Kids Can Spend on App 'Family Safety Mode' has made its debut in the U.K. It will spread to other areas in the coming weeks. Parents must have their own TikTok accounts to make the feature work. The mode lets parents control how much of the app kids can use, such as restricting certain content. Parents can also limit the amount of messages their child's account receives. Shutting off messages completely is an option too. TikTok blog post, via The Verge
The widening coronavirus outbreak threatens to seriously disrupt the global economy just as it was steadying itself against the headwinds from the U.S.-China trade dispute
TECHNOLOGY PLAYS A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN TEEN RELATIONSHIPS, BUT A GROWING NUMBER OF STUDIES SHOW HOW THE RISE OF TECHNOLOGY HAS MADE DIGITAL DATING ABUSE MORE PREVALENT. A RECENT NATIONAL SURVEY OF TEENS WHO'D BEEN IN A ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP IN THE PAST YEAR REVEALED THAT 28% HAD BEEN VICTIMS OF "DIGITAL DATING ABUSE." THE SURVEY ALSO FOUND THAT BOYS WERE TARGETED MORE OFTEN THAN GIRLS. ABOUT 32% OF BOYS REPORTED IT, COMPARED TO ABOUT 24% OF GIRLS. DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY HAS OPENED UP NEW WAYS FOR PEOPLE TO GET ABUSED IN RELATIONSHIPS. SENDING THREATS BY TEXT, MAKING EMBARRASSING POSTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA, PUBLICLY SHARING PRIVATE PICTURES, OR SECRETLY STALKING AND MONITORING THE OTHER PERSON ARE ALL FORMS OF DIGITAL ABUSE. TEENS WHO WERE SEXUALLY ACTIVE, HAVE SENT A "SEXT," HAD DEPRESSION SYMPTOMS, OR HAD EVER BEEN TARGETS OF "CYBERBULLYING" WERE AT AN INCREASED RISK OF DIGITAL DATING ABUSE. "I WOULDN'T WANT PARENTS TO HAVE A KNEE-JERK REACTION AND TAKE THEIR KIDS' DEVICES AWAY. WE NEED TO LET OUR SONS AND DAUGHTERS KNOW THEY CAN TALK TO US AND HAVE NONJUDGMENTAL CONVERSATIONS ABOUT THESE ISSUES," SAID LEAD RESEARCHER SAMEER HINDUJA, CO-DIRECTOR OF THE CYBERBULLYING RESEARCH CENTER.
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is rolling out an advertising campaign to let people know they can file claims against the company over the toll of its opioids
Warren Buffett says the economy is slowing amid fears about the virus outbreak in China, but he remains confident in the long-term future of American business
A recent survey revealed that 94% of dietitians sent fear-based messaging regarding pesticides on produce, causing excessive concern about whether conventionally grown fruits and vegetables are safe to eat.