Social media has dramatically changed the way everyone communicates. Although Facebook remains the most popular social media site, other platforms also allow people to connect and share. Although social media has the power to motivate people into action, it can also impact users negatively. The link between social media use and mental health has been heavily researched with some studies suggesting it could lead to low self-esteem, depression, body dysmorphia, feelings of disconnection, and more.
Learning how to maintain a healthy social media presence and identifying if you are becoming addicted to social media can help you stay connected without damaging your mental health.