Instagram: The Worst Social Media App?
Instagram has been named the worst social media app for young people’s mental health in a new report released by the Royal Society for Public Health in the UK. The assessment of over 1,400 people between the ages 14-24, highlighted how social media platforms impact on issues such as body image, quality of sleep, bullying, anxiety and depression. Notably, Instagram scored the worst in terms of the well being of young being due to its effects on body image. To discuss this topic Jasmine Fardouly, Postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University joined The Daily.