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The ousting of a powerful Hollywood producer over multiple abuse allegations prompted women and other assault survivors to proclaim a simple idea: that sexual abuse is common in their lives. Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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In The Wake Of Harvey Weinstein Scandal, Women Say #MeToo

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Police form a perimeter around the road leading to the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino after a gunman killed 59 people and injured more than 500 others when he opened fire Sunday night on a country music concert in Las Vegas. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook, Google Spread Misinformation About Las Vegas Shooting. What Went Wrong?

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Khadija Saddiqi, 22, stands outside her family home with an armed guard who was assigned to protect her by the wife of the chief minister of Punjab. Saddiqi won a case against a classmate who tried to stab her to death in May last year after she ignored his advances. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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While many women experience miscarriage, few talk about it openly. But researchers have found there is discussion and a lot of sharing happening on social media. Their hope is that greater public discourse will help reduce stigma and the sense of isolation that some women feel. Sara Wong for NPR hide caption

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Some YouTube stars seek counseling and take breaks from online life to deal with symptoms of anxiety. Eva Bee/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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YouTube Stars Stress Out, Just Like The Rest Of Us

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Psychologist Jean Twenge says smartphones have brought about dramatic shifts in behavior among the generation of children who grew up with the devices. Image Source/Getty Images hide caption

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How Smartphones Are Making Kids Unhappy

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Internet personality Jake Paul is not being a thoughtful neighbor, according to residents who say his rental house has been the scene of fires and loud antics. Rich Fury/Getty Images for H&M hide caption

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A Snapchat video went viral on social media because of what the woman was wearing — and where. Her skirt and shirt violate the strict dress code for women in Saudi Arabia. @1__shadw/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Eli Pariser, CEO of Upworthy, speaks onstage at during the 2014 SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. At its peak, the site, which is founded on a mission of promoting viral and uplifting content, was reaching close to 90 million people a month. Jon Shapley/Getty Images for SXSW hide caption

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Upworthy Was One Of The Hottest Sites Ever. You Won't Believe What Happened Next

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Binky is a new social media app where users can scroll, share and like random posts, but all the actions are meaningless. iTunes hide caption

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Meet Binky, The Social Media App Where Nothing Matters

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How The NBA Has Used Social Media To Move The Ball On Issues

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