Instagram ranked worst for young people’s mental health

May 21, 2017

Image: Getty Images Instagram is the most damaging social network to young people’s mental wellbeing, and causes feelings of inadequacy and anxiety, according to a survey of around 1,500 14- to 24-year-olds. SEE ALSO: The Instagram ‘pods’ using likes to fight the new algorithm Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH) and the Young Health Movement (YHM) published the report,#StatusOfMind, which gave the five most popular social networks net average scores based on ratings …

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Instagram ‘worst for young mental health’ – BBC News

May 19, 2017

The RSPH report warns that “social media may be fuelling a mental health crisis” in young people. It can also be used as a tool for good, the report said, and companies should be doing their best to make platforms a safe place to be. About 90% of young people use social media – more than any other age group – so they are particularly vulnerable to its effects, although it is not clear what these are on current evidence. Image copyright Isla Whateley Social media …

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Hot Barber Styles Clients’ Hair With A Giant Flame

May 19, 2017

young people in Cairo are visiting hairstylist Mohamed Hanafy so he can set their hair on fire, according to news station CGTN Africa, the international branch of China state broadcaster CCTV. Its a technique that Hanafy says he learned after watching a YouTube video showing a Pakistani barber using a similar technique. destroysremoves dandruff. How can I tell them that I will set their hair on fire and convince them that it wont harm them at all that on the contrary it would improve it? …

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Facebook and The Trevor Project hope to help prevent LGBTQ youth suicides

May 18, 2017

… few months. SEE ALSO: Could you really remove Facebook from your life? According to The Trevor Project’s website, the rate of suicide attempts is “four times greater for LGB youth and two times greater for questioning youth than that of straight youth,” so it’s clear how helpful access to a supportive chat bot could be. And though The Trevor Project is aimed at helping suicide prevention in young people, the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey found that 40 percent of …

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General election 2017: Len McCluskey ‘can’t see Labour winning’ – BBC News

May 17, 2017

… done at no net expense to the public purse and that consumers would see their bills come down by as much as 220 a year. In other election developments: The Lib Dems say their manifesto, due out later, will offer young people a “brighter future”. They are promising cheap bus fares, support to get on the housing ladder and a second Brexit vote The Green Party is proposing free sanitary products for women in financial need Mr McCluskey’s intervention came hours after Mr Corbyn …

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We should have listened to the broken teenagers – BBC News

May 16, 2017

… people who lived there suffered disproportionately from crime, but had given up on the police. They didn’t trust us because we showed them no respect. Image copyright Sophie Mutevelian Image caption Maxine Peake – who plays local sexual health worker Sara Rowbotham – with Lesley Sharp Barely a week goes by these days without a headline referring to a crisis in the police. But the crisis no-one’s talking about is the crisis of trust, particularly where young people …

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