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The New Internet Virus - Facebook Depression? The Role of Gender and Facebook Social Comparison on Depressive Symptoms
Two studies were conducted which provide evidence that the association between time on Facebook and depressive symptoms is mediated by Facebook social comparisons. The cross-sectional pilot study (N= 180), revealed an ...
CYBERBULLYING ON FACEBOOK: HOW DOES IT INFLUENCE THE RISK FOR EATING DISORDERS?
Social media sites, like Facebook, merge two components that influence the risk for eating disorders: media and peer evaluations. To date, a limited number of studies have examined the relationship between Facebook activity ...