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Despite its tired jokes, absurd plots and dramatic clichés, Ted Lasso is universally acclaimed. Am I missing something?
Though isolation is most typically considered a problem for the old, under-35s are increasingly the most friendless generation.
Online, therapy is prescribed as an emotional cure-all. But this idealised vision removes all nuance from discussions of mental health.
TikTok has killed the photo app star.
A new book charts the unparalleled growth of the Chinese social media app.
The government has needlessly abandoned one of the most basic and effective public health measures.
When a person’s existence is flattened into a joke, we enable cruelty against them.
For years, we have lamented Love Island as commercialised and insincere. But after the past 15 months, who actually cares?
From money diaries to social media tips, finance content aimed at millennials is booming. But what’s the use of a money guide when you have no money at all?
Viewers witnessing his initial collapse was inevitable, but social media could have stopped the traumatic images that followed.