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Six ways social media negatively affects your mental health without you even knowing

independent.co.uk

The rise of social media has meant that we as a global population are more connected than we have ever been in the history of time. 

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Self-esteem

A study conducted by the University of Copenhagen found that many people suffer from “Facebook envy”, with those who...

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It’s so important for us to be able to communicate and forge personal connections with one another. However, it can be hard to do so when we’re glued to rectangular screens, becoming more acquainted with our friends’ digital facades than their real-life personas.

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Social media can be great for looking back fondly on memories and recounting how past events occurred. However, it can also distort the way in which you remember certain tidbits from your life.

We are guilty of spending far too much time trying to take the perfect photo of a...

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Attention span

While it’s incredible to consider the amount of information readily available at our fingertips thanks to social media, it also means that people have become far more easily distracted. 

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In March 2018, it was reported that more than a third of Generation Z from a survey of 1,000 individuals stated that they were quitting social media for good as 41...

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