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Why scientists don’t actually know if social media is bad for you

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The Science of Social Media

Studying social media and its effects on people is extremely difficult to achieve because social media companies don't really share data with researchers. However, what we can tell you is that the science behind social media is broken and we should be open to the possibil...

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Face-to-face bullying is a bigger issue for young people than cyber bullying but the latter is an issue that sucks the air out of the room when brought up.

We don't really get a full picture of what's happening on social media if we choose to decide to study cyberbullying in 2021 because o...

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It's dangerous to intervene with social media regulation policies both as policymakers and parents if you don't have the evidence to support your claims.

Even though your intervention is done out of goodwill, you might end up taking away someone's lifeline or their human right to play.

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As parents, you have the decision to either keep your child in the dark and leave them ill-equipped to deal with issues or help them learn about the pros and cons of having a social media account and have open arms to help and support them if they ever encounter an issue.

It's the same wit...

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