This article investigates the impact of social media on mental health across generations, using a literature review and an online survey of two generational groups. The study found that social media use has negative effects on mental health, including depression and anxiety, which may vary across generations. Strategies to prevent the negative effects of social media use are discussed.
- The article examines the impact of social media on mental health across different generations, and highlights the negative mental health outcomes associated with social media use, such as depression and anxiety.
- The findings highlight important differences between Baby Boomers and Millennials in social media use and mental health outcomes, indicating that the effects of social media on mental health may vary with age and other factors.
- The article emphasizes the need for additional research on the effects of social media use on mental health and provides recommendations for mitigating these effects.