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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 FoMo

October 15th, 2018

At its core, social media appears to link people together through constant contact and scroll-able visual representation of other people’s lives. It can be a positive experience for many people to keep tabs on current and former friends, close and distant family, and variety of coworkers and colleagues; however, new research is beginning to point […]

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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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