by Seena Gressin, Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Some of you are celebrating your second COVID-19 vaccination with the giddy enthusiasm that’s usually reserved for weddings, new babies, and other life events. You’re posting a photo of your vaccination card on social media. Please — don’t do that! You could be inviting identity theft. Think of it this way — identity theft works … Continue reading Social Media is No Place for COVID-19 Vaccination Cards – Identity Theft Alert!
Children as young as 9 years old in the United Kingdom are being admitted to hospitals with mental and behavioral disorders caused by cannabis. National Health Service (NHS) figures reveal that more than 3,400 under the age of 19 were admitted to hospital with disorders triggered by the drug, reported the Daily Mail. Admissions to the hospital for that age group increased by 38 percent since 2013/14 … Continue reading Children as Young as 9 Are Being Admitted to Hospital With Cannabis-Caused Disorders
Teenagers are setting themselves on fire in a desperate attempt to find fame on the internet, hospital staff have revealed. The latest idiotic craze to sweep the internet- called the Fire Challenge – has seen teenagers film themselves dousing their bodies in accelerant and lighting it. In Wales, more and more cases are being seen by medical experts after the craze which began in 2014 … Continue reading Teens Are Torching. Teenagers Have Set Fire to Their Own Bodies After a Bizarre and Dangerous Internet Craze Returned
When people say that they’re “addicted” to Facebook or social media, is it the same thing as being addicted to drugs or alcohol? According to estimates, the number of social media users around the world can skyrocket from almost a billion in 2010 to over three billion by 2021. Out of all the social networking sites (SNS), Facebook is at the top of the list, with almost a whopping 2.2 billion active … Continue reading Is Social Media Addiction a New Type of Psychiatric Condition?