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Study: Social Media Usage Linked to Teen Depression

A study published on Monday revealed that social media usage — more so than any other type of digital screen time — is linked to teen depression. The research team investigated the connection between depression in adolescents and their exposure to various types of screen time over a four-year time period. According to the researchers, video games makes teens “more happy.”

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YouTube Bans Gamer for Killing Suffragette in ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’

Shirrako, a popular YouTube content creator, was banned from the platform on Wednesday for publishing a series of videos showing him killing a suffragette character in the game Red Dead Redemption 2. Google’s video platform claimed the videos “promoted violence” despite taking no action against the many other videos from the popular and violent game.

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