Researchers from the Pitsburg University have tested the users of social media about their habits and their mood while using.
The research has featured 1787 people, aged from 19 to 32, and the following social media networks and sites have been included: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram, Snapchat, Reddit, Tumblr, Pinterest, Vine and LinkedIn.
You are wondering, how social media has an effect on depression? Expect for creating the feeling of jealousy, they also encourage the obsession of lives of other people. In the end that leads us to thinking that everyone else is living better and happier lives than us.
The researchers have in the end got to the result which allows us to determine which of the social networks make us feel less worthy the most. On the first place is Instagram, while YouTube has surprisingly on the last place, and it hasn’t affected ones health at all.
The experts warn that these kind of effect can get to those people that have low self esteem or those who dealt with depression already.