Instagram and Snapchat are the social media platforms that have the worst impact on children’s mental health, according to a study published by Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and the Young Health Movement (YHM).
The report — released on Friday and titled #StatusOfMind — examined the positive and negative effects of social media on young people’s health. It is based on responses from 1,500 young people (aged 14-24) from across the UK.
Children were asked to score how each of the social media platforms they use impacts upon 14 health and wellbeing-related issues, which were identified by experts as the most significant.
The study found… [click here to read the entire article]
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