Mental Health & Social Media

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If Instagram Gets Rid of Likes, Will it Actually Improve Our Mental Health?

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If Likes Aren't Negatively Affecting our Mental Health, Then What Is?

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Are Social Media Platforms Actually Responsible For Our Mental Health?

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Likes Aren’t the Problem, the Highlight Reel Is

A eulogy for any potential form of authenticity on Instagram.

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Instagram Makes Me Feel Like I'm Not Good Enough

Inclusivity can feel selective on an app that claims to be for everyone.

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A Like for a Like, A Tooth for a Tooth

Why I Deleted My Instagram App, Then Re-Downloaded It, and Then Deleted It Again

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We're All Guilty of It

It's a social media culture that we need to change, not just a few features.

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Turning Off Likes Won’t Fix Instagram

New features and designs are great, but have you ever tried putting your phone down and just enjoying your life?

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Finding Connection in an Increasingly Disconnected World

Our world today is the most connected world we’ve ever been in, with information at our fingertips, and yet connection is lacking.

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It's Up to Us to Be Honest With Ourselves

How much value do we put into the likes we receive and to what extent do we compare ourselves to others? These are all the questions we should be asking ourselves.

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Let’s Use Social Media as a Positive Tool for Mental Health

Social media started with the idea of connecting people—there’s no reason why we can’t bring it back to its original form.

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Why Do I Care So Much About What Strangers Think?

Instagram is the digital album of your life, at the tips of your fingers. Treat it that way and the battle of self-esteem won’t be as much of an issue.

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The Social Hierarchy of Social Media

Today, Instagram is a far cry from its humble beginnings. Why? Because of "Likes."