Drugs

  • Facebook Marketplace follows craigslist’s dangerous lead

    … In a previous blog post we stated “Craigslist has nothing to teach Facebook” in terms of content moderation. We defended Facebook stating they have a much better content moderation system in place than craigslist. However, it seems we may have been a bit mistaken in that defense because it seems Facebook Marketplace is following craigslist’s bad…

    Greg's Corner- 13 readers -
  • Apps to Help With Addiction Recovery

    … use disorders, after they leave treatment. The app came highly recommended by a leading scientist at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Kathleen Boyle, who in a recent interview with Beach House Center for Recovery praised A-CHESS as an “impressive” example of how innovations in technology are expanding and improving the delivery of substance…

    AllFacebook- 17 readers -
  • Online Epipen sales could be dangerous

    … Online Epipen sales could be dangerous I’m sure by now that most of you have heard about the controversy surrounding the pharmaceutical company Mylan and how they’ve been accused of price gouging for the life saving Epipens. For those who may not know, Epipens are injections that contain the drug epinephrine which is used to save the lives…

    Greg's Corner- 11 readers -
  • Online pharmacies could potentially kill you

    … Online pharmacies could potentially kill you It’s not news that prescription drugs can be priced out of reach from the people who desperately need them. They may even be desperate enough to respond to a random ad for pharmaceuticals or an online pharmacy. While these ads may appear legitimate, too many of these ads could have dangerous or even…

    Greg's Corner- 9 readers -
  • Report: Marijuana Is the Most Discussed Drug on Reddit

    … on the site, leaving the moderation responsibilities to individuals in the communities themselves. However, as the site matured, the need for codified policies regarding harassment, hate speech and other objectionable content became apparent. Still, the communities on Reddit aren’t shy about discussing controversial topics, including guns and drugs…

    AllTwitterin Google- 25 readers -
  • The NFL Draft and the $16 Million Tweet?

    … Draft kicked off Thursday night, at 7:47 p.m. ET, a video appeared on Tunsil’s since-deleted Twitter account, @KingTunsil78, which appeared to show him smoking marijuana through a bong while wearing a gas mask. According to social media optimization platform SocialFlow, by 7:55 p.m., just eight minutes after going live, Tunsil’s tweet was retweeted…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 11 readers -
  • Dartmouth Researchers High on Facebook Ads for Marijuana Study

    … With the goal of learning more about people’s cannabis-consumption patterns, professors and students from Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine in New Hampshire surveyed nearly 3,000 people on a wide range of marijuana-consumption-related topics. In order to have a statistically relevant study, the researchers needed a representative…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 28 readers -
  • Facebook, Instagram Ban Private Sales of Guns Via Their Networks

    … included marijuana, pharmaceuticals and illegal drugs, adding that licensed gun dealers and gun clubs are still permitted to post on Facebook and Instagram. The Times pointed out that while Facebook and Instagram were not directly involved in gun sales, the two social networks were being used to negotiate sales, minus background checks. Facebook told…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
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