Martin Lewis sues Facebook over fake ads with his name

MoneySavingExpert founder says firm failed to stop false adverts luring victims into scams

Martin Lewis, the consumer advice and money-saving expert, is suing Facebook for defamation after it published dozens of fake adverts featuring his face and name.

He is seeking exemplary damages in the high court, arguing that Facebook failed to prevent or swiftly remove false advertising that has both tarnished his reputation and lured unwitting victims into costly scams.

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‘Namoo — Wonders of Plant Life’ uses immersive graphics to teach you about nature

Namoo — Wonders of Plant Life is an educational app that gives users an in-depth overview of how different plants function. Using vibrant illustrations, 3D simulations, more, the app takes you through nine different chapters about nature.

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Shine: the self-care app that teaches you to ‘hustle more mindfully’

Leaving your scepticism at the door, this digital wellness startup can feel like a personal therapist

For all the things that the millennial generation struggle with (buying a house, cultivating a career, monogamy), self-care seems to be one area where they flourish. So much so that it is said to be a multibillion-dollar industry, and whatever your particular strand of self-care needs, Shine may be the app you have been waiting for. Along with recently landing $5m (£3.5m) of investment, the startup has picked up more than two million users in two years, with people tuning in for affirmations, meditations and salutations.

Its primary focus is a chatbot that dishes out life advice in text messages and then offers guided audio therapies and blog content, depending on your needs. The app has been used in 189 countries, despite the fact that it is only formatted in English. As a millennial snowflake, I tried it for a week to see how I would fare: would it help me “thrive”, as it claimed?

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5 apps you’ve got to try this week

It’s the weekend! As usual, we’ve compiled a list of five great apps for you to check out this week, including QSun, Facebook Local, Fender Play and more! Check these out and let us know what you think!

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