Ways Social Media Negatively Affects Teen Mental Health

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Image by Freepik (Freepik (n.d.). Mobile notification icons between man and woman. Retrieved from https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/mobile-notification-icons-man-woman-using-cell-phone_2611196.htm) Social media has its merits: enabling global connections, providing information, and offering free entertainment. However, there’s a downside, especially for teenagers’ mental well-being. Influencers often heavily edit their photos which sets unrealistic beauty standards. This can trigger body dysmorphia and […]