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Is social media bad for mental health?

Many people instantly assume social media has a negative effect on mental health, but can there be positive effects too?

No, social media has a positive impact on your mental health

Social media has the power to positively impact our mental health

Social media can connect us with friends and family who live far away.

Social media can have a positive effect on mental health by connecting us to positive messages and uplifting stories.

Yes, social media is bad for your mental health

Social media can negatively affect mental health is many ways.

People can get dopamine highs from checking social media.

Social media can provide us with negative messaging that encourages users to compare themselves to others.

[Rejecting P1] Social media can provide us with negative messages, feelings of lack, and make us compare ourselves to others. Explore
This page was last edited on Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020 at 10:18 UTC