It’s Not All Bad: Effects of Social Media Depend on How It’s Used

December 11, 2020

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Michigan Ross  professor Ethan Kross discusses research from his paper, “Social Media and Well-Being: Pitfalls, Progress, and Next Steps”. Kross highlights both the positive and negative effects of social media, including carefully curated, “glorified” snapshots as well as offering an emotional support network. The faculty expert further explores different platforms and whether the amount of time spent on those applications carry consequences.

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