Using multiple social media platforms dramatically raises likelihood of depression and anxiety in young adults, study finds

Using multiple social media platforms has a dramatic link with depression and anxiety even taking into account the time users spend on social media, a study has shown.
The new study, published in Computers in Human Behaviour, found those who reported using seven to 11 social media platforms had more than three times the risk of depression and anxiety than their peers who use zero to two – and the scientists concluded it may be worth doctors asking how many platforms depressed or anxious patients use. …

See the full article in the Irish Examiner at http://www.irishexaminer.com/examviral/science-world/using-multiple-social-media-platforms-dramatically-raises-likelihood-of-depression-and-anxiety-in-young-adults-study-finds-436098.html