The Buzz : Everything You Need To Know Today Mar 2nd

Merge 104.8  |  02 March 2023

TikTok is to limit screen time for those under the age of 18 to 60 minutes a day. Users will then be prompted to enter a passcode to continue watching after the limit is reached. Parents will have access to Family Pairing, which allows them to customise their children’s daily screen time limit.


Robert Downey Jr. has made roughly $435 million playing Marvel’s Iron Man. At the beginning of his Iron Man journey, he was paid $2.5 million for his first role. This would steadily increase as the franchise became more popular as by #AvengersEndgame his base pay was $75 million. During his highest paid films, he was listed on Forbes highest paid actors list for his $75 million earnings.


Scientists say they can tell from age seven if a child will grow up to have dementia by how often they have nightmares. The research tracked 7,000 people from birth to age 50, and a team found those who has persistent nightmares as children are twice as likely to develop dementia later in life. Scientists say that nightmares early in life could disrupt sleep, which over time raises the build-up of damaging proteins in the brain.