The Health Effects of Social Media

FAQ About The Health Effects of Social Media

Does social media use have a greater impact on the mental health of young people?

Research has shown that young people, especially adolescents, may be more vulnerable to the negative effects of social media use on mental health. This may be due to a combination of factors, such as the developmental stage of the brain, the pressure to fit in with peers, and the increased exposure to cyberbullying and other harmful content.