Men tuning into Insta-spiration

New research confirms men and teens are affected by Instagram influencers who set global benchmarks for ideal body shape, fashion and even facial trends. While perhaps […]

Media Smart tackles social media pressures

The more time that teenage girls spend on Instagram, the greater their likelihood of having eating disorder thoughts and behaviours. Flinders University researchers have found that […]

Women deflated by #Fitspo images

Researchers have found that #Fitspiration is flawed, making many women feel worse about themselves and their bodies rather than inspiring them to exercise. Despite the positive […]

Internet addiction can cause personal chaos

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 […]