Pinterest announces new partnership with Headspace ahead of World Mental Health Day

  • The platform will make a range of additional stress-relief and management tools available to users in the app.
  • Pinterest says that their aim is to support creators by ‘integrating wellbeing practices into their everyday lives through Headspace’s library of premium mindfulness content’.
  • In 2021, a report from the New York Times showed the rising number of online creators experiencing burnout.
  • For more on this, please visit the Social Media Today website.

Facebook warns 1 million users whose logins were stolen by scam mobile apps

  • The company says Apple and Google have removed scam mobile apps from their stores, but they shouldn’t have been there in the first place
  • Meta have identified around 400 malicious apps, which have been disguised as games, photo editors and apps with other functions.
  • These apps may ask for users to ‘login’ or link to their Facebook accounts – if they did, the developers were able to steal their account details.
  • For more on this story, please visit the Verge website.

School meals industry ‘on its knees’ faced with shortages and rising costs

  • A new survey suggests that the quality of school meals is quickly deteriorating due to shortages and the cost of living crisis.
  • School meal providers have said they are being forced to cut back on the quality of food, often using processed foods and poor-quality meats.
  • One headteacher reported that colleagues were considering only serving cold foods in order to cut down on price, as opposed to the traditional hot meals that children are accustomed to.
  • For more on this story, visit the Independent website.