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Our reliance on social media is increasing steadily, and with it our levels of anxiety.

23rd December, 2018
Russell Brand: an unlikely voice of reason about the dangers of social media

Recently, I came across a profile description on Twitter that made me laugh. “If you’re deciding between scrolling through Twitter or taking a shower; you’ll never regret taking a shower,” wrote the tweeter @deathbyrosemary on her page, in place of a more conventional biography.

It was a perfect description of the ambivalence many of us feel when using social media these days. Click online and you may feel happy...

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