A new study reveals a correlation between the passive use of social media and depression symptoms such as loneliness and fatigue.
According to a new study, negative interactions on social media may increase feelings of loneliness and social isolation in young adults.
YouTube and other social media sites can help people with severe mental illnesses find and provide peer support, researchers report.
Researchers report materialistic people view their Facebook friends as 'digital objects' and tend to have more social followers than those who are less interested in material possessions. The study found materialistic people objectify their Facebook friends and desire to acquire more followers to increase their digital possessions.
Researchers say memes may seem harmless, but they have the potential to spread damaging messages. A new study found memes that spread prejudiced messages are more likely to be believed if they are paired with endorsements from like-minded people.
Young adults who spend 300 or more minutes on social media a day are 2.8 times more likely to develop depression within six months than those who use social media for 120 minutes or less.
A new study shows an association between excessive social media use and impaired risky decision making, a common deficient in substance addiction.
Study reveals less than 9% of Americans shared links to fake news via social media during the 2016 presidential election. However, the behavior was disproportionately common in baby boomers, or those over the age of 65.
Researchers look at the impact smartphone use and technology is having on teen mental health.