• Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Depressed About Social Media?
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    Dead Wrong® with Johan Norberg – Depressed About Social Media?

    Oh! This is the new drug. We should keep this away from our kids because social media results in more insecurity and depression. Nah, that’s Dead Wrong. Only now we’re getting the first studies that follow individuals over time, which is the only way to see how a change in use affects the mood. And what we’re seeing is that social media use does not predict more depressive symptoms, but interestingly, more depressive symptoms predict more social media use. So there is a correlation between social media and negative emotions, but it’s not that it makes you feel bad, it’s that you turn to it when you feel bad. It’s…