Scientists have linked social media use to certain mental health conditions, including depression, because of a phenomenon in which users compare themselves to others on social media and feel badly about their own lives. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Scientists have linked social media use to certain mental health conditions, including depression, because of a phenomenon in which users compare themselves to others on social media and feel badly about their own lives. Photo: Agence France-Presse

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Scientists have linked social media use to certain mental health conditions, including depression, because of a phenomenon in which users compare themselves to others on social media and feel badly about their own lives. Photo: Agence France-Presse
Scientists have linked social media use to certain mental health conditions, including depression, because of a phenomenon in which users compare themselves to others on social media and feel badly about their own lives. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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