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Social media has trivial effect on teens, says UK study

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Social media has trivial effect on teens, says UK studyLONDON - Widespread fears over the harmful effects on teenagers of spending hours on social media could be misplaced, according to a major British study. It claims online activity has only a “trivial” effect on their happiness, flying in the face of research and the prevailing opinion of many parents. The survey of 12000 teenagers suggests that less than 1% of adolescent unhappiness can be blamed on the use of sites such as Facebook....
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Social Media Has 'Little Effect' on Teens, Study Says You may have heard that social media is devastating to teen self-esteem. This might not be the case. A study of 12,000 UK teens suggests that social media's effects on their life satisfaction are tiny. The study asked 10 to 15-year-olds how long...

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