Digital media

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Deborah James legacy: huge rise in online checks for bowel cancer signs
NHS chief says James’s last message to public to ‘check your poo’ is life-saving

Caroline Davies

01, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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TikTok on defense after report on foreign access of US user data
Republican lawmakers were concerned after a BuzzFeed report showed that non-public US user data was accessed abroad

Guardian staff and agency

01, Jul, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Best podcasts of the week: Sam Smith charts 40 years of progress on HIV and Aids
In this week’s newsletter: The singer reflects on the legacy of Terrence Higgins and life-changing advances in treatment in A Positive Life. Plus: five of the best TV show companion podcasts

Alexi Duggins and Hannah Verdier

30, Jun, 2022 @8:45 AM

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‘There were plans to poison Julian’: Ithaka, the film charting Assange’s fight for freedom
From his Belmarsh wedding to his skateboarding round Ecuador’s embassy, Ithaka tells the story of the WikiLeaks founder’s extradition battle, through the eyes of his hard-campaigning father

Duncan Campbell

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Dame Deborah James obituary
Frank, warm and funny podcaster and campaigner who raised millions for bowel cancer charities

Jude Rogers

29, Jun, 2022 @9:54 AM

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If it cared, TikTok could stop itself being used to stir up tribal hatred in Kenya | Odanga Madung
Ineffective moderation on the social media platform has allowed it to become a tool of malign actors, says researcher Odanga Madung

Odanga Madung

27, Jun, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Young people must report harmful online content, says UK watchdog
Ofcom says 67% of 13 to 24-year-olds have seen harmful content on social media, but only 17% report it

Dan Milmo

26, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Primary-age children’s screen time went up by 83 minutes a day during pandemic – study
Global analysis finds increase most sharp among age group, prompting concerns about impact on health

Andrew Gregory Health editor

24, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on digital exclusion: online must not be the only option | Editorial
Editorial: The interests of a significant minority are being neglected as everyday tasks are conducted via smartphones and tablets

Editorial

23, Jun, 2022 @4:02 PM

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Instagram to try out stronger age checks including video selfies
Verification in US will require youngsters to provide video or find three adults to vouch for them

Alex Hern Global technology editor

23, Jun, 2022 @11:13 AM

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Best podcasts of the week: Jayde Adams wades into the weird world of local online messageboards
In this week’s newsletter: The comedian goes down the rabbit hole of petty local disputes in Welcome to the Neighbourhood. Plus: five podcasts that will make you smarter

Alexi Duggins, Hannah Verdier and Rachel Aroesti

23, Jun, 2022 @8:45 AM

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The secret to finding true joy online? Embracing your most cringeworthy self
Ditching perfectly filtered selfies and carefully curated memes for posts that show our real, messy selves might feel embarrassing, but it’s good for us, writes Ione Gamble

Ione Gamble

22, Jun, 2022 @3:23 PM

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