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U.S. teens spend an average of 4.8 hours a day on social media, according to a Gallup poll. Photo shows teenagers seated in a row, all looking at their phones. (iStock/monkeybusinessimages)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
J.D. Long García
The U.S. surgeon general suggests a warning label on social media apps. But God entrusted us with the care of our children, and we’re the ones who should be held accountable for any harms.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Brigid McCabeLaura Oldfather
The problem is not that TikTok users feel disappointed about the potential loss of an entertaining social platform; it is that many young people see a ban on TikTok as the end of, or at least a major disruption to, their social life. 
A composite photo of Joe Rogan, Lex Fridman and Jordan Peterson
Arts & CultureIdeas
Nathan Schneider
​After B-list careers in their primary professions, these men have found their callings in the earbuds of the young.
Justin McLellan – Catholic News Service
Praying the Angelus with some 25,000 visitors in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis urged listeners to disconnect from the “pollution of vain words and chatter” present on social media platforms.
Today on “Jesuitical,” Zac and Ashley talk with José Manuel de Urquidi is a voting member at the synod whose advocacy for evangelizing—or rather listening—in digital spaces is turning heads.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Christine Lenahan
The League is a dating app that operates on exclusivity and ambition. Has it changed the world of online dating?