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My land of make believe: life after The Sims

06/10/2019 Liv Siddall 0

Feeling increasingly anxious and lost, Liv Siddall found herself retreating to the comfort and security of video games – often playing for hours at a time. Here, she reveals how she finally escaped back to realityIn 2005, when I was 16, I worked in a b…

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How to survive a Twitter storm

22/09/2019 Tanya Gold 0

Tanya Gold published a piece about a plus-size mannequin one Sunday. By Monday morning the internet had gone mad and was out for her bloodIt was my fault. Sometimes I write glibly. I make an argument for myself and forget that people read it. It still …

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Facebook and Instagram tighten rules on self-harm images

10/09/2019 Reuters 0

Social network and its subsidiary to crack down on potentially dangerous contentFacebook will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as the company tightens its policies following criticism of the moderation of violent and potentia…

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Does Amazon have answers for the future of the NHS?

24/08/2019 Nic Fleming 0

The technology behemoth is preparing a move into the healthcare market, but critics fear profit will come before patients and privacyEnthusiasts predicted the plan would relieve the pressure on hard-pressed GPs. Critics saw it as a sign of creeping pri…

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Rollout of 5G and the risk of harm | Letters

28/07/2019 Letters 0

There is a lot of science demonstrating plausible risk of harm from electromagnetic fields, says Damien Downing, and campaigners against 5G are simply alerting people to the evidence, says Sally BeareHas the Guardian never heard of the precautionary pr…