‘Mega’ influencers with more than 500,000 followers (think Hugh Jackman, Chris Hemsworth, Ash Barty and Sarah Magusara with millions of social media fans) have led the […]
New research indicates that social media is leading young adolescent girls and boys down a worrying path towards developing body image issues and eating disorder behaviours […]
Pathological internet addiction that triggers deviant behaviour on social networking sites (SNS) should be recognised as a disorder needing treatment, a Flinders University expert says. Internet […]
Teenage girls are shying away from sports in high school because social media is making them self-conscious about their bodies, Flinders University research shows.
The work of Flinders researchers has been recognised at the Australian Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Association’s Soft Technology Awards.
Teenage girls are spending a concerning amount of time on the Internet, potentially leading to low self-esteem and body dissatisfaction.
Flinders University is developing a new cyber safety program about the dangers of social networking.