I want you all to know that I’ve quit social media, and my life has gotten so much better. Maybe you’re thinking of doing the same. I can’t recommend it enough. I mean, it’s only been 15 minutes, but I can already tell I’m a different person. Fifteen minutes ago, I stopped using Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Within seconds, I noticed I am happier, less irritable, more contemplative and balanced. I’m kinder to neighbors and pets. I’m spending more time on activities that matter. ... … [Read more...] about Quitting Social Media Will Save Your Life. I Think.
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A man exhales smoke from an electronic cigarette. EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images In September of 2018, James Monsees, one of the co-founders of the wildly popular e-cigarette brand Juul, attended the annual TechCrunch Disrupt conference. There, Monsees assured audience members that the company was doing everything in its power to address F.D.A. concerns that the product, which was designed to be an alternative to cigarettes for adult smokers, had actually introduced a generation of teenagers to nicotine and subsequently gotten them hooked.On Tuesday afternoon, with a deadline from the F.D.A to come up with a plan fast approaching, and with news that the governing body would soon ban sales of flavored e-cigs, Juul announced it would no longer sell several types of flavored pods in retail locations. Additionally, Juul Labs will discontinue social media promotion altogether, as the New York Times reported.Kevin Burns, the chief executive of Juul Labs, confirmed via a statement … [Read more...] about Juul Will Discontinue Its Popular Flavors and Quit Social Media After FDA Crackdown
E-cigarette startup Juul Labs Inc. said it is shutting down its Facebook and Instagram accounts and curbing its use of other social media in the U.S., part of the company’s response to the Food and Drug Administration’s call for changes to curb underage e-cigarette use. Sales of Juul’s vaporizers and flavored nicotine liquids have surged over the past year, fueled in part by the product’s popularity among teenagers and children. Its rapid growth was helped by the San Francisco company’s use of social media to advertise its... … [Read more...] about Juul Says It Will Quit Social Media
David Cook David Cook Photo by Ashlee Culverhouse /Times Free Press. As we prepare for the president to land in our city, today's column is about hate. Love. And the ongoing fight between the two. Soon after the recent anti-Semitic mass shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, which killed 11 worshippers, including a husband and wife who died in the same synagogue in which they were married, Jewish leaders here quickly organized an interfaith vigil. It was held Monday evening, six days ago. The public was invited. And you came. Hundreds of Chattanoogans packed into the center's main room. And its annex. And its parking lot, as an overflow crowd sang, prayed and swayed as lighted candles flickered in the night. "I cannot tell you how much it warms my heart to see how packed it is," Rabbi Susan Tendler, of B'nai Zion Congregation, told the crowd. Pittsburgh is hours away, yet somehow, Monday evening, the distance between here and there seemed to collapse. "Six hundred … [Read more...] about Cook: Want to fight hate? Quit social media
Ariana Grande Announces Social Media BREAK After Pete Wipes Entire Instagram published: 24 Jul 2018 views: 73551 More Celebrity News ►► http://bit.ly/SubClevverNews Ariana Grande Reveals Plans For Social Media BREAK & Says Promoting Her Music In The Past Destroyed Her Mental Health Ariana Grande has revealed that she will be taking a break from social media. Honestly, social media can be exhausting and sometimes people are rude and disrespectful. Pete Davidson made headlines yesterday after wiping his Instagram clean following drama from a comment he made underneath a photo of Ariana and her late grandfather. He then took to his instastories to explain saying QUOTE, “no there’s nothing wrong. no nothing happened. no there’s nothing cryptic about anyhting. i just don’t wanna be on instagram anymore. or on any social media platform. the internet is an evil place and it doesn’t make me feel good.” He futher explained his Insta purge by … [Read more...] about Ariana Grande quits social media amid Pete Davidson ‘split’