Newsroom category: Social Media Addiction

New Study Deepens Scientific Evidence of Social Media Addiction’s Impact on Teens

June 7, 2024

The science keeps rolling in. More and more, it becomes impossible to ignore the negative impact that addictive social media platforms have on our youth. Studies released in May and June of 2024 underscore the significant impact of internet and social media addiction on the mental health and cognitive development of adolescents, highlighting the necessity […]

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Study Links Social Media Addiction to Anxiety in Teens

May 28, 2024

A study published this month in Archives of Disease in Childhood aimed to measure the time teenage girls spend using their smartphones and social media. It also sought to go beyond just measuring duration by using a scale to measure possible social media addiction. The researchers wanted to estimate the associations between social media use, […]

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