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Negative experiences on Facebook increase depression risks

Facebook and depression

We know the effects of social media, especially Facebook, on teens and how it has an effect on their mental well-being. There is scientific evidence that suggests these platforms have an effect on our social-esteem, biology and overall psyche. Now, public health researchers report that teens who have negative experiences on …

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Social media and its influence on teens

Social media

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been churning out articles on psychology studies pertaining to social media. This post is essentially aimed at aggregating all the studies and the results and to find out the bigger picture — understanding the different forces at play, the driving factors and positive and …

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10 important things to know about cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

Bullying has always existed. But in the last decade, with increasing access to Internet and proliferation of smartphones, it has take a new form. Psychologists are calling it cyberbullying. And it has become worse in many ways. Cyberbullying can be defined as the act of “willful and repeated harm inflicted …

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