Social Media Leaves Teens Feeling Down.

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In the Metro newspaper  today (11/9/15) was an article,  on the effects of social media usage on teenagers. 

The study outlined in the paper highlights the growing concern of social media and the reliance many of us feel to connecting with it and the growing concern of how our younger generations are incorporating it into their lives.



The study states that not only does social media cause teenagers to worry about ‘being in the loop’, but the pressures put on them to ‘always be available’. This leads to adolescence checking their phone at night, impacting on their quality of sleep, then causing sleep deprivation which has been linked to an increased vulnerability to ‘depression and anxiety’.

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