It’s not if, but how, people use social media that impacts their well-being

New research from UBC Okanagan indicates what’s most important for overall happiness is how a person uses social media. Derrick Wirtz, an associate professor of teaching in psychology at the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, took a close look at how people use three major social platforms—Facebook, Twitter and Instagram—and how […]

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Police investigating claims mum faked disappearance to collect £9,000 GoFundMe

Investigators are looking to see if an American woman’s 12-day disappearance was staged, in an elaborate scheme to raise money on GoFundMe. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Utah is cautioning the office had not gathered enough evidence to support their allegation she attempted to defraud the public. Holly Suzanne Courtier, a 38-year-old Los Angeles […]

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