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“Sorry, I completely missed this!” Why are some people so bad at replying to messages?

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Lauren Geall
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    People

    Jennifer Aniston says “social media is diluting the actor’s job” – but it’s actually diversifying it

  • women rollarskating on street
    Life

    “Feral Girl Summer” and “Hot Girl Summer” are more similar than you think – and this is why

  • First Lady Jill Biden and U.S. President Joe Biden
    Relationships

    ‘Fexting’: Jill and Joe Biden do it, but does it work?

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Being too "online" having a bigger impact on your dating life
Dating

Is being ‘very online’ eroding your dating life?

“I was talking to him in Twitterspeak – and he just wasn't getting it.”

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Meg Walters
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Red Rose BBC
TV

Red Rose is BBC’s new thriller exploring the “seductive, terrifying power of the dark web”

And it comes from the same producers as Netflix’s Sex Education.

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Morgan Cormack
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Florence Pugh at the premiere of Netflix's Don't Look Up
Celebrity

Florence Pugh had the perfect response to those Will Poulter dating rumours

“To fabricate this stuff actually does more damage than good.”

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Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

This is what your profile picture really says about your personality

You’ll never look at photos on social media the same way again.

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Leah Sinclair
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Chloe Gray
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This is the best time to go to bed if you want to wake up feeling refreshed

How to get to sleep early doors.

Why it’s normal to feel disconnected right now
Mental Health

‘What’s the point?’ syndrome, and why we all feel so disconnected right now

How to spot the signs of apathy and anhedonia.

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Marie-Claire Chappet
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Everything Everywhere All At Once
Film

Why the internet is calling Everything Everywhere All At Once the movie of the year

This movie has left a huge impact on people – and it’s finally out in the UK.

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Morgan Cormack
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Louise O'Neill
Health

“An extended break from Twitter had a life-changing impact on my mental health”

Author Louise O'Neill on how quitting social media impacted her physical and emotional health.

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Louise O’Neill
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Ask Billie
Relationships

Ask Billie: “How can I stop feeling intimidated by my boyfriend’s ex, who I’ve never met?”

Stylist’s Billie Bhatia on how to stop social stalking your partner’s exes to be fully present in your relationship.

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Billie Bhatia
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Seyda Karimpour
Careers

“Why I gave up on being a #GirlBoss and ditched the hustle to prioritise rest and self-care”

Drawing boundaries around her free time enabled Seyda Karimpour to ditch the always-on culture.

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Seyda Karimpour
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Ask Billie
Mental Health

“I can’t stop envy-scrolling. Am I a terrible person?”

Billie says, don’t beat yourself up for falling into the trap of comparison culture.

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Billie Bhatia
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Bella Younger
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“My Instagram addiction put me in rehab – here are the 8 biggest things I learned there”

Bella Younger’s social media alter-ego Deliciously Stella was a viral phenomenon before it all became too much.

Millie Bobby Brown
People

Millie Bobby Brown brilliantly calls out the sexualisation of young girls by the media

The Stranger Things actor discussed the “gross” treatment she has received by the press and on social media.

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Leah Sinclair
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Online safety: women face an “epidemic of misogynist abuse” on Instagram, a study finds
News

Women are facing an “epidemic of misogynist abuse” on Instagram

High-profile women shared often “revolting” unsolicited DMs for a new study by the Center for Countering Digital Hate.

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Amy Beecham
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Camila Cabello performing on stage
Wellbeing

Camila Cabello explains how fitness culture warped her perspective of health

“I held my core so tight my abs hurt and didn’t breathe and barely smiled and was so self-conscious.”

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Chloe Gray
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Mental Health

“My self-care looks nothing like the routines on TikTok – and I’m OK with that”

It’s time to take things back to basics.

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Lauren Geall
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Wellbeing

“Why can you get Viagra over the counter but get censored for saying ‘vagina’ online?”

A new campaign, The Menstrual Revolution, is calling for an end to women’s health censorship.

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Chloe Gray
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Online dating: 4 couples on what it’s like to find love on social media
Relationships

From IG likes to IRL love: what it’s really like to meet your partner on social media

Should you be spending less time on Tinder and more time on TikTok?

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Amy Beecham
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Leah Sinclair
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The bimbo is back: meet the TikTokers reclaiming the word and way of life

Think pink and sparkles – but with a sociopolitical twist.

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Life

How the internet has changed the way we grieve forever

Lauren John Joseph, author of debut novel At Certain Points We Touch, explains how we’ve entered a new era of digital grief.

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Lauren John Joseph
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