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The Impact of Social Media on Our Mental Health

October 23rd, 2019

Over the past 10 to 20 years, social media has become a daily part of most people’s lives.  Electronic communication, known as social media, allows people to share ideas, information, videos, and messages through online websites and communities.  Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube are among the most popular social media sites/apps, but blogs and any […]

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Social Media and Our Mental Health: Are We Sacrificing Our Health Along with Our Time?

June 2nd, 2018

The number of Americans who utilize social media platforms is staggering. According to the latest data from the Pew Research Center, 73 percent of U.S. adults use YouTube, 68 percent use Facebook, 35 percent use Instagram, 29 percent use Pinterest, 27 percent use Snapchat, 25 percent use LinkedIn, 24 percent use Twitter, and 22 percent […]

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#NoFilter: The Impact of Social Media on our Mental Health

January 6th, 2016

The rise of social media has changed the way that society interacts with one another. In as many ways as we are more connected, we are isolated – hidden behind screens and browser windows, overanalyzing each emoticon we receive, continually checking our friends’ status updates, and agonizing over what others think of our selfies. Maintaining […]

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