Cyberbullying, fear of missing out, anxiety: how badly does social media affect our mental health?
German health insurance provider DAK has said the number of people taking time off due to mental health tripled in the last 20 years. Employees said depression was the factor most likely to cause them to take time off.
While some Insta-influencers try to keep it real, others set impossible standards that can leave us feeling dissatisfied and inadequate. But why is it so hard for us to take a step back? A brain scan offers some answers.
With cyberbullying, the opioid epidemic and increased pressure on teens, suicide rates among young people have reached their highest point since 2000 in the US. Wherever you live, here are some signs to watch out for.
What started as an online student directory aimed at ranking women by their looks quickly grew into the world's most popular social media platform. But as DW's Courtney Tenz argues, we might be happier Facebook free.
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