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The Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use Community of Interest brings together addiction and mental health service providers, researchers and subject matter experts in the fields of gambling, technology/Internet use and video gaming to collaborate and share knowledge on emerging trends and clinical best practices.

How TikTok ate the Internet by Drew Harwell

This  Washington Post article is worth a read as it look at TikTok's rise in popularity.

-site had more visits than Google last year

-average American user spends 80 minutes /day on it

- 2/3 American teens use it

- the algorithm behind the app automatically curates a personal feed for each user based on how they interact with it

- creators can earn money with their posts

Helpful to know whether people are using this app as built to become addictive and is easy to use

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