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Social Media and Self Esteem

Sorry, But The World Doesn't Care About Your Daily Selfies

Eden Friedman | Posted 07.22.2014 | Teen
Eden Friedman

I love the Internet and its seemingly endless array of gifs of cats fitting into places I didn't know they could fit, but its offerings of guiltless, unnecessary self-expression is hurting how we relate to each other.

A Shift from Online to Offline: Adolescence, the Internet and Social Participation

Undergraduate Awards | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology
Undergraduate Awards

Participants described their enhanced social self-esteem through positive peer feedback via online comments and 'likes' which reiterates their desire to ultimately seek social validation.

13 Ways My Life Sucks -- According To Lifestyle Blogs

Carey Polis | Posted 10.14.2013 | Women
Carey Polis

I don't want lifestyle blogs or glossy magazines to go away -- I just sometimes wish that the definition of "lifestyle" could encompass more quirks, mistakes, imperfections and stains.