From Business Insider: Instagram and Snapchat were ranked the worst apps for children's mental health

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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