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Your Facebook Posts Might Be Revealing Your Medical Status

Your Facebook Posts Might Be Revealing Your Medical Status

Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analysing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re potentially telling the world a lot more than you let…

The Facebook Mum Problem Is Real 

My mum loves me. But she also “likes” me — a lot. And apparently, when she does so on Facebook, it’s hurting my chances of becoming the next viral sensation.