Social media makes a lot of things easier. Keeping up with old friends. Sharing your vacation pictures. Comparing yourself to other people. It’s that last one that could be causing problems, according to two new studies published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. Social networking isn’t inherently bad for people’s mental health, the…

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The use of smartphones, social media, and messaging apps are now ubiquitous in modern life for teens ages 13-17.  The rates of usage in recent years are staggering and continue to grow; according to data from the Pew Research Center: 24% of teens go online “almost constantly,” with a smartphone 56% of teens go online…

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