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Using Facebook to predict depression

New research uses over half a million Facebook status updates to predict depression diagnoses in people at risk. Your Facebook posts may predict whether you will develop depression. Depression is one of the most widespread mental health problems in the United States, with over 16 million adults having experienced at least one major depressive episode… Read More »

A look inside Chan Zuckerberg, the philanthropic project funded by billions in Facebook stock sales

Board meetings at the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, a research center backed by Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg, his wife Priscilla Chan and LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman, always kick off in the same way. Each quarter, a promising young scientist funded by the Biohub is invited to a conference room at the Palo Alto offices… Read More »