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Facebook And Google Will Restrict Ads On Fake News Sites

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Why Can’t We Stop Checking Our Phones?

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I just listened to the (excellent) Chips With Everything podcast from The Guardian. This week the show focused on why people cannot stop checking their phone for notifications and in particular it was reported that many people are now waking several times a night and checking their phone each time,… Read more »