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BBC’s Chloe: the new twisted social media psychological thriller from the director of Sex Education

A social media obsession destroys lives in BBC’s twisted psychological thriller Chloe

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Amy Beecham
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    Mental Health

    Want to leave Instagram? Deleting your account could be harder than you think

  • Parasocial relationships
    Life

    Feel like you ‘know’ your favourite celebrities? Then you may well be in a parasocial relationship

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    Sleep

    What happens to your body when you look at your phone in the middle of the night?

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Life

Have you been soft ghosted? Here’s how to tell

The disappearing act is back with a vengeance.

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Megan Murray
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Free Britney: Britney Spears’ father says he will step aside in ongoing conservatorship battle
News

Britney Spears’ father files court petition to end her 13-year conservatorship battle

Her lawyers are calling it a “mammoth legal victory.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Amy Beecham
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memes that perfectly sum up how everyone's feeling about a return to the office
Careers

These memes perfectly sum up how we all feel about a return to the office

The internet nails it, yet again.

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Amy Beecham
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How “motivating” is motivational content really?
Opinion

“Why all this ‘motivational content’ on social media is really starting to grate on me”

Have all the positive affirmations we see on Instagram lost their charm for us?

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Anita Ghosh
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Amy Beecham
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This Instagram illustrator is turning our weird dates into brilliant comics

“I decided to leave in the middle of the night, taking gallons of juice.”

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Careers

How to use social media to build up your personal brand and boost your career

This is how you can use your personal brand to boost your career.

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Alice Porter
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The Capture S2: Holliday Grainger as Rachel Carey in The Capture - BBC One
TV

The Capture is finally back with a second season, and it sounds terrifying

Deepfake technology, ‘invisible’ assassins, and conspiracies. Oh my!

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Kayleigh Dray
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Clickbait: production still from new Netflix thriller series
TV

This Netflix thriller exposes a deadly side to social media, and we’re hooked

Prepare to become utterly obsessed with Netflix’s Clickbait.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

“Sorry, I completely missed this!” Why are so many of us so bad at replying to messages?

“It feels like such a masochistic tendency to put off doing something that actually can take seconds.”

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Lauren Geall
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Self-care: has it become just another unrealistic aesthetic to live up to?
Health

Has self-care become another unrealistic aesthetic for us to live up to?

“Self-care in its simplest form is giving ourselves what we need, when we need it.”

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Amy Beecham
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Life

These women are rejecting main character syndrome because they are happier in supporting roles

“I am quite happy not having a life that society considers worthy of a feature film.”

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Alice Porter
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Kristina Murkett
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“Simplifying complicated issues can be tricky”: the problem with social media infographics

They can gain thousands of likes and get wider audiences discussing social injustice, but is the rise of Instagram infographics a good thing?

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Mental Health

How to use the PIP technique to overcome toxic comparison culture

Want to stop comparing yourself to others? You need to try this.

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Alice Porter
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Onloan's 'Wardrobe Freedom' campaign
Fashion

Isn’t fashion’s rental revolution just another way of keeping up appearances?

There's an uncomfortable truth that we need to be honest about.

Posted by
Naomi May
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Life

18 painfully relatable memes for people who hate hot weather

Calling all summertime Scrooges…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Fashion

TikTok has convinced us all to try this matchy-matchy fashion trend

There’s a reason we’re all getting our coord on right now…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Should you share your gym progress on social media?
Wellbeing

“Am I wrong to show off my strength gains online?”

To post or not to post?

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Amy Beecham
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Influencer Onyi Moss poses in two self-portrait photos; left image: sat against a rose bush, right: portrait headshot in wide brimmed hat
People

A guide to taking beautiful self-portraits, from an influencer who knows

Self-portrait photography will help you seriously level up your Instagram game.

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Alice Porter
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Kayleigh Dray
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Florence Pugh knows exactly why people can’t handle her being with Zach Braff

And it’s all to do with the unreasonable expectations we place upon women in the spotlight.

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Mental Health

Are you experiencing secondhand sadness? Here’s what you need to know

Secondhand sadness is on the rise. Here’s the truth behind the psychological phenomenon, for anyone experiencing it right now.

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Kayleigh Dray
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