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Woman wearing hat in bikini at the beach in the sun. Skin is tanned with moles.

Melanotan-II may give you a tan, but that’s not all.

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The potential for being judged online could be affecting the ability of adolescents to concentrate on everyday tasks, a study by UNSW Sydney researchers finds.

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Content celebrating diverse body types on social media can improve body satisfaction in young women, a new study from UNSW Sydney finds.

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It seems like no-one is mentioning the dark days of lockdowns. But it’s worth sharing our feelings as we look to an uncertain future.

Mark Zuckerberg

With less than 14 per cent of shares, Meta’s chairman and chief executive controls the majority of votes because of the tech company’s dual-class share structure.

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A Meta spokesperson told The Conversation non-news pages had been taken down by mistake. Whistleblower allegations contradict this.

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While the ACCC failed in a similar case against Google in 2013, there are some key details in this one which could give it more leverage.

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New research has found crowdfunding entrepreneurs should follow a number of steps to generate trust with investors in order to realise the full potential of crowdfunding.

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Sufferers collected evidence of their persistent symptoms, and advocated for themselves and for further research. Even the term ‘long COVID’ stems from this activism.

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New information Instagram makes teens feel worse about their bodies is an opportunity for parents to start a conversation with their children.

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