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A new study found marijuana legalization leads to more problematic use

A new study found marijuana legalization leads to more problematic use

A new study suggests that marijuana legalization leads to more cannabis use and perhaps addiction, particularly among adults 26 and older — highlighting a public health downside to a policy change that now 11 states and Washington, DC, have adopted and several others are considering. The consequences could be serious. As Magdalena Cerdá, the study’s…
Jack Dorsey’s hack encapsulates Twitter’s struggle with problematic content

Jack Dorsey’s hack encapsulates Twitter’s struggle with problematic content

The Twitter account of the company’s CEO Jack Dorsey was hacked to send out multiple white supremacist tweets on Friday — in many ways, it was a perfect encapsulation of Twitter’s most fundamental problems. On the Friday afternoon before Labor Day weekend, Dorsey’s 4.2 million followers began to see a series of messages with everything…
The Snapchat Gender Swap Filter Is Taking Over The Internet — But Is It Problematic?

The Snapchat Gender Swap Filter Is Taking Over The Internet — But Is It...

I, like everyone I follow on Instagram and Twitter, returned to Snapchat this week for one specific order of business: the gender swap filter. It did not disappoint. Seeing myself as a dude made me laugh-spit out the water I was drinking, and also think about my dad (to whom I bore an uncanny and…

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