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Social Media and Body Image


The more time spent on Facebook, the more likely people are to self-objectify – Dr Phillippa Diedrichs, University of West of England’s Centre for Appearance Research

Body image is an issue that affects young people everyday whether male or female and with the growing impact of social media more and more young adults are comparing themselves to what society defines as ‘perfect’. Our reporter Ella Donaldson gives an insight into how the media impacts the minds of young people.



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