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Weekly News Digest

February 14, 2023 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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ZDNet Offers Tips for Limiting Your Phone Usage

Christina Darby, ZDNet’s associate editor, writes the following in “5 Simple Ways to Ditch Doomscrolling and Beat Screen Fatigue”:

Taking the day—or every day—off of doomscrolling doesn’t require some elaborate scheme or deleting [an] app altogether. Rather, it’s the implementation of a few small practices I’ve started to incorporate that make for big results. …

As a Gen Zer, scrolling through my [friends’] social lives isn’t just a habit, but a social custom. But there’s a sweet spot, and custom algorithms make it harder and harder to find. Someday, I hope I can instantly know when enough is enough on social media, and then have the willpower to close out of the app for the day. 

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