CNET: Teens, social media use and mental health: What you really need to know

CNET: Teens, social media use and mental health: What you really need to know. “Last week, the UK’s Education Policy Institute and The Prince’s Trust published a study that linked heavy social media use to negative well-being and self-esteem in teens, especially among girls. The study was widely covered by the media, featuring alarming headlines about how social media use was causing the mental health of teenagers across the UK to spiral. The message relayed by news publications left little room for nuance. But when you dig a little deeper into the science of social media’s impact on well-being, the picture looks infinitely more murky.”

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