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Male Tinder users report lower levels of self-esteem

Men and self-esteem

Males users of popular dating app Tinder appear to have lower levels of self-esteem and more negative perception of body image than those who don’t use the app, a study has found. The study was presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. In the study, 1,044 women and 273 …

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Using Twitter to monitor HIV transmission

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Big Data is increasingly playing an important role in decision-making. They are helping make policy-makers, scientists, researchers make informed decisions and understand human interactions and motives better. For the initiated, Big Data refers to large datasets that can be analysed to reveal patterns, trends relating to human behaviour and interactions. …

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Inside the mind of a troll

Troll psychology: Internet and laptop

Ever wondered what spurs Internet trolls to behave the way they do? What are the driving forces and elements that make up their psyche? We were curious to answer to that as well. So we decided to scour for studies, and we stumbled on some interesting ones that have systematically …

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