Communities and Social Media

Social Media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, have led to the decline of Mental Well-being

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to investigate and explain how social media can have negative impacts on the mental well-being of users. This paper will argue that online social media communities are inauthentic and yet are replacing real communities which is consequently causing mental health to suffer. The evidence to support this position is that the illusion of sociality prompted by platforms are in actuality inauthentic; that platforms encourage false self-promotion; and that online Read more […]