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Facebook Linked to Negative Body Image for College Women

//Facebook Linked to Negative Body Image for College Women

Facebook Linked to Negative Body Image for College Women

By David Mittleman

Facebook Linked to Poor Body Image in Girls

Facebook gets a bad wrap for so many reasons, and a new study is adding to the evidence that the social media site can have some ill-received effects for some users. Unfortunately, the study showed that when young women see photos of “real people” on Facebook, they are more likely to suffer negative body image than when they see models or celebrities on magazines or TV.

Study Follows Over 800 Female College Students, Finds Evidence of Facebook’s Ill Effects

The researchers, from the University of Iowa and the University of Strathclyde in …read more

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