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Is it time for a digital detox?

Could the way you use your phone be impacting on the way you feel?

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What is a social media influencer?

Taking time to look at the profile or channel of the influencers you follow can help you to decide whether or not you trust them

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How to tell a social media post is an ad

Being able to identify an ad on social media helps us to understand where the posts on our feed are coming from

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What students think about the impact of fake news

This SpunOut reader believes that young people need to be made more award of the dangers of fake news in society

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What I've learned from my social media spring clean

Maeve argues we should think of our instagram feed as a self-curated moodboard, one which we are in full control of.

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Should media literacy be taught in schools?

Brian talks about why it's so important to think critically about the information you see online

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What could happen to the information you share online?

Sean talks about how large companies are collecting personal information and why this important

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Why I'm taking a break from my phone and social media

Ailbhe used to check her phone constantly, until she realised it was having a negative impact on other areas of her life

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How taking a break from your phone can help your mental health

Adam talks about how taking a break from your phone can really help your mental health

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Comparing yourself to what's on social media

Are you trying to compare yourself to the highlight reels on social media?

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The power play for online privacy: A feminist perspective

Are we oversharing online or is it helpful to share?

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Smile for me 2018 - A mental health instagram project

What makes you smile? No filters, no edits. Just real people with real smiles. Let's make 2018 happy.

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