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The Role of Social Media in Adolescent/Teen Depression and Anxiety | Center for Digital Ethics & Policy (digitalethics.org)
The adolescent and teen years have always been a challenging time. Peer pressure, insecurity and hormones are just some of the issues facing those in these age groups. But does social media exacerbate these problems?
The adolescent & teen years have always been a challenging time. Peer pressure, insecurity & hormones are just some of the issues facing those in these age groups. But does social media exacerbate these problems?

These are nice Band-Aid solutions. But they don’t address the addictive nature of social media and the incredible amount of peer pressure that it involves. Parents can provide guidance, but history has shown that their values rarely outweigh the pressure of peers.