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With repair costs mounting, Air Devil's Inn owner Kristie Shockley wasn't sure the bar would make it through the summer, so she put out a call for help on social media — and some regulars planned a benefit. Ashlie Stevens/WFPL hide caption

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An increasing body of research has documented the addictive nature of social media. Westend61/Getty Images hide caption

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In An Increasingly Polarized America, Is It Possible To Be Civil On Social Media?

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Instagram has increasingly become a home for hate speech and extremist content, according to Taylor Lorenz, a reporter for The Atlantic. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Instagram Has A Problem With Hate Speech And Extremism, 'Atlantic' Reporter Says

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Members of the rock group Four O'clock Heroes, performing in 2011, used MySpace to promote their work. The social network may have lost millions of media files uploaded by users. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Anger Can Be Contagious — Here's How To Stop The Spread

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A Russian sailor checks his smartphone aboard a warship while supervising visitors during Russian Navy day at the Vistula lagoon in Baltiysk, Russia, in 2016. On Tuesday, Russian lawmakers passed a bill restricting service members from using smartphones. Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Senate committees in April. But he hasn't appeared before British Parliament, despite its requests for him to do so. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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An attendee wears a Venezuelan flag during a rally in Caracas Friday with Juan Guaido, president of the National Assembly, who swore himself in as the leader of Venezuela. Marcelo Perez del Carpio/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Chaos, Venezuelans Struggle To Find The Truth, Online

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The 10-Year Challenge has gone viral on platforms like Facebook, but some worry about how the data will be used. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Could The 10-Year Challenge Be Putting Your Data At Risk?

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In this image made from video, Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun sat barricaded in a hotel room at an international airport in Bangkok. Alqunun asked for asylum in Australia, and Thai officials said they won't deport her for now. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun/Human Rights Watch via AP hide caption

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'The Cleaners' Looks At Who Cleans Up The Internet's Toxic Content

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