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Kesha Talks Mental Health, Eating Disorders & Social Media Use

Pop singer Kesha recently opened up about mental health, eating disorders and cyberbullying. She also reveals how social media fueled her anxiety and depression. These days, Kesha routinely takes time away from social media and says that comments towards her self-image only progressed her self-harming ways. While social media can be an excellent tool for . . . . Continue Reading


5 Benefits of a Social Media Detox: Should We All Take One?

If you are like many people these days, your social media use has probably gotten out of hand. Maybe you do not realize it, but if you check your Instagram right before you go to bed, or tweet during dinner time, you probably have a problem. Of course, no one expects you to disappear from . . . . Continue Reading


Does Social Media Really Lead to Depression?

The negative implications of social media use continue to be a heavily debated topic. Now, researchers believe that excessive social media use can lead to depression. While social media has been linked to negative psychological effects for quite some time now, this is the first study to actually associate a correlation between social media and . . . . Continue Reading


The Unfortunate Decline in Responsive Communication

Looking for a roommate over the past few months has motivated me to delve into the decline of responsive communication.  From my experience, the unresponsiveness of potential roommates, whom I had already acquired rapports with, grew increasingly frustrating. Suddenly, I found myself pondering the psychology behind the decline in responsive communication. I desired to understand the reasoning behind it all. What . . . . Continue Reading


Could Underage Drinking be Influenced by Social Media?

Social media may be influencing underage drinking. It turns out you may have to monitor even more of you teen’s behavior on social media. With advertisements plastered on every website, kids as young as 13 are regularly exposed to alcohol advertising. Alcohol advertisements are intended to target adult consumers only, however a study reveals kids . . . . Continue Reading


The Link Between Facebook and Alcohol Abuse

New research continues to analyze the potential detrimental effects of social media.  Is there a link between Facebook use and alcohol abuse? According to this latest report, there could be. Using data extracted from the Facebook accounts of 318 female students at the University of Georgia (UGA), researchers found the severity of child abuse was . . . . Continue Reading


The Void Social Media Fills

You may think that social media is positively affecting your life. After all, everyone is on it. It is estimated that 1 in 4 people around the globe use social networking sites. The average American spends 7.6 hours a month on social media sites. However, even if these platforms bring us closer together, they can . . . . Continue Reading


Social Media Causes Depression and Anxiety in Teens

If Facebook were a country, it would be the third largest in the world. Furthermore, that country would be home to a large amount of teenagers. A study from Pew Research Center revealed that 92% of teenagers ages 13-17 go online daily. Out of that number, 24% say they are online “almost constantly” and 56% . . . . Continue Reading


Cellphone Addiction Hurting Academics

I have personally wondered to myself countless times how cellphones, especially smartphones and similar devices, would impact future generations of academics. As a high school student I never had access to a device so powerful I could communicate across so many forums constantly while searching anything and everything from this pocket-sized super computer. Now that . . . . Continue Reading


Instagram Promotes #Healthy VS #Skinny

Social Media can sometimes feel like you’re staring into a sea of judging faces from a stage of self-mutilation, especially for people suffering from eating disorders, and a format like Instagram can seem like an endless gallery of body shaming and traumatic triggers with so many images and promotions perpetuating the misconception of the ‘perfect . . . . Continue Reading


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