Suicide, Teens, And Social Media
Unfortunately, suicide rates amongst teens, particularly females, have risen and demonstrate a direct correlation with increased access to social media use.
As this article on News wise states:
“Girls who used social media for at least two to three hours per day at the beginning of the study–when they were about 13 years old–and then greatly increased their use over time were at a higher clinical risk for suicide as emerging adults.”
See the entire article here: https://www.newswise.com/articles/10-year-study-shows-elevated-suicide-risk-from-excess-social-media-time-for-teen-girls
Here is the journal article link: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10964-020-01389-6