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#Stayathomeparents tweet anti-spanking beliefs but for some, their behaviors might differ

University of Michigan

Stay-at-home parents are likely to tweet anti-spanking beliefs and desires, but those 280-character messages may not always convey what's happening in homes.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Family and Parenting, Social Media, Psychology and Psychiatry,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: It’s 2020: Time to Teach Teens ‘Safe’ Sexting

It’s 2020: Time to Teach Teens ‘Safe’ Sexting

Florida Atlantic University

Telling youth not to “sext” doesn’t seem to be reducing the prevalence of them sharing nude photos or videos. A national sample of about 5,000 youth ages 12 to 17 showed 14 percent had sent and 23 percent had received sexually explicit images. Researchers say it’s time to teach teens ‘safe’ sexting and provide important tips to avoid significant and long-term consequences, such as humiliation, extortion, victimization, school sanction, reputational damage, and even criminal charges.

Channels: Crime and Forensic Science, Education, Sex and Relationships, Social Media, All Journal News,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Online Educational Videos Boost Cancer Knowledge

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Education videos distributed on social media can reduce barriers related to health literacy and improve health in underserved populations, according to Rutgers researchers

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Public Health, Social Media, Grant Funded News,

Released:
10-Jan-2020 10:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Report Builds Framework For Journalists to Examine ‘Digital Political Ethics’ For Online Campaign Ads

Report Builds Framework For Journalists to Examine ‘Digital Political Ethics’ For Online Campaign Ads

Johns Hopkins University

Online political advertising is not regulated by the federal government the way television ads are. What standards can journalists use when examining social media campaigning? Johns Hopkins and three other universities have developed a set of 12 recommendations based around 4 ethical principles that reporters can use when judging online campaign strategies.

Channels: Government/Law, Social Media, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST
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When college students post about depression on Facebook

Ohio State University

When college students post about feelings of depression on Facebook, their friends are unlikely to encourage them to seek help, a small study suggests.

Channels: Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Social Media, All Journal News, Staff Picks,

Released:
7-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance Kicks Off “Embrace the Gulf 2020” Campaign

Gulf of Mexico Alliance

"Embrace the Gulf 2020" is a year-long positive awareness campaign to highlight the value and the vitality of the Gulf of Mexico region. It includes daily messages across several social media platforms.

Channels: Business Ethics, Economics, Environmental Science, Government/Law, Nature, Social Media,

Released:
7-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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