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Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young ‘influencers’

(Reuters) – Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use of young online personalities to sell its new “heated tobacco” device, including a 21-year-old woman in Russia. The company’s internal “marketing standards” prohibit it from promoting tobacco products with youth-oriented… Read More »

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Picture Perfect: Social Media and Boys

Instagram doesn’t have a shitty filter. Why is that? If we’re honest with ourselves, are we hiding anything when we post in the digital world? Is your life picture perfect or are the broken pieces cropped out? Taking it further why are we so against sharing the ugly parts of life? Is it possible to… Read More »

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In Brief: Mom’s Social Network Benefits Baby’s Development

Women with postpartum depression often complain of social isolation, and multiple studies have documented that having inadequate social supports is a risk factor for postpartum depression.  A recent study suggests that increasing a mother’s social network may not only benefit the mother but it may also have benefits for her baby. In a recent study,… Read More »

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