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Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of Facebook Inc., attends a conference in Idaho in July 2017. Zuckerberg has announced — and celebrated — a drop in the amount of time users are spending on Facebook. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg laughs as he meets with a group of entrepreneurs and innovators during a roundtable discussion at Cortex Innovation Community technology hub, in November, in St. Louis. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Apple is being urged to help protect young users of its smartphones and tablets, with two investors citing problems that have been linked with spending too much time on social media and looking at screens. Matthias Balk/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In the lingo of online dating, submarining begins when someone with whom you have romantic involvement ghosts — or disappears from your life without notice — only to resurface with no apology. Hanna Barczyk for NPR hide caption

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Prince Harry interviewed former President Barack Obama in a broadcast that aired Wednesday on the BBC. The interview was recorded during September's Invictus Games in Toronto, where the two are pictured here. Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation hide caption

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Deciding At What Age To Give A Kid A Smartphone

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Dr. Jerad Gardner (right) and Dr. Pembe Oltulu, a pathologist from Konya, Turkey. They'd connected over Facebook. She flew to Istanbul for a real-life meeting when Gardner had a layover at the airport on a trip to meet a sarcoma patient he'd learned about on the social media platform. Jerad Gardner hide caption

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Prawnche Ngaditowo, 29, is a food blogger and Instagram enthusiast known online as "foodventurer." Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Indonesian Food Blogger: The Unifying Power Of Cuisine And Social Media

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Anas Modamani speaks to the media Feb. 6 in Wuerzburg, Germany, after a court session about his lawsuit against Facebook. Modamani's suit, regarding the misuse of a selfie he took of himself with German Chancellor Angela Merkel was rejected, but his lawyer Lawyer Chan-Jo Jun, right, says that under a new law a lawsuit might not even have been necessary. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images hide caption

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With Huge Fines, German Law Pushes Social Networks To Delete Abusive Posts

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