Social media and mental health effects

Social media and mental health effects

Excessive use of social media platforms could affect mental health more than previously thought According to a study led by Dr. Uri Nitzan of Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Shalvata Mental Health Care Center and published...
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Court in Cairo, Egypt releases protesters

Court in Cairo, Egypt releases protesters

25 people arrested on Friday were released on Saturday after the court’s decision 25 people protesting against the recent agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia regarding the maritime border demarcation were taken into custody by the police on Friday. ...
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Israel monitors social media posts to prevent terrorism

Israel monitors social media posts to prevent terrorism

Violences between Israel and the Palestinian territories have triggered Israeli security forces to closely monitor social media networks During the last six months, 230 violent attacks in the area accounted for 34 killed Israelis and tourists and 121 dead Pale...
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CIA invests in A.I. programs to break social media posting patterns

CIA invests in A.I. programs to break social media posting patterns

The Central Intelligence Agency supports companies developing artificial intelligence to decipher patterns among social media platforms According to a recent report released by The Intercept, the CIA has already invested significant capital in the services of ...
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Zika crisis – more serious than previously thought

Zika crisis – more serious than previously thought

The US Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) has recently established a clear link between the Zika virus and microcephaly The new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine warns about the disastrous effects that the virus...
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Social media platforms battle against Islamic State posts

Social media platforms battle against Islamic State posts

Global social media platforms struggle deleting ISIS supporters posts “We promise black days for all crusader nations allied in their war against Islamic State,” tweeted Abu al-Walid, a few hours after terror attacks in Brussels. Despite Twitter closing hi...
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Oldest social club at Harvard doesn’t admit women due to sexual misconduct potential

Oldest social club at Harvard doesn’t admit women due to sexual misconduct potential

The all-male Harvard Porcellian Club club rejects women since its founding in 1791 As explained by the president of the club’s alumni group, Mr. Charles M. Storey, “forcing single-gender organizations to accept members of the opposite sex could potentially...
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