New Facebook, Instagram pop-ups counter vaccine misinformation

(HealthDay)—Educational pop-up windows will now appear on Facebook and Instagram when people search for vaccine-related content. The goal of the new feature is to counter the spread of antivaccination misinformation, according to Facebook, which owns Instagram, CNN reported. Users in the United States will get a pop-up window connecting them Continue Reading

Doctor wants children BANNED from Instagram because of its effects on their mental health

“There’s no escaping it,” wrote psychiatrist and journalist Dr. Max Pemberton. “Instagram promotes feelings of inadequacy and anxiety, and should be banned for children under the age of 18.” Those were the words Pemberton chose to end his tirade against social media giant Instagram. Not one to mince his words, Continue Reading