February 22, 2024

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Facebook knows Instagram affects teens mentally, but it doesn’t do much to fix it

An internal investigation by Facebook found that its photo platform, Instagram, pIt can have an impact on the mental health of its youngest users, especially teenage girlsBecause it makes them feel bad about their bodies and changes their view of themselves, according to A Report From the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

According to Facebook research submitted internally in March 2021, and accessed by The Wall Street Journal, 32% of teen girls said that when they felt bad about their bodies, Instagram made them feel bad.