mental health

Opinion

the changing politics of your 'close friends' on instagram

A safe space for fuck ups or an emotional crutch? Here's how the feature got complicated.
Paula Akpan
a minute ago
News

instagram users can now report fake news

The app has added a new feature to help prevent the spread of misinformation.
Nicole DeMarco
4 days ago
Culture

instagram has changed how gen z think about happiness

Dopamine, the happiness hormone, is big business for silicone valley. But the highs sold to us on social media are empty and fleeting, which only make us seek more attention on the apps we hate.
Sophie McKay
8.15.19
Opinion

not having a best friend might actually be better for your mental health

A recent study found that 30% of millennials don't have a best friend. But maybe we're all happier without one?
Douglas Greenwood
8.8.19
Culture

25% of millennials don't have a single friend

New research suggests millennials are the loneliest generation.
Roisin Lanigan
8.5.19
News

a new law will allow american students to take mental health days

Teen activists in Oregon were behind the state legislation that will help end the stigma around mental illness.
Erica Euse
7.25.19
Opinion

what's the difference between feeling yourself and pathological narcissism?

In an age of self-love and promotion, it can be hard to distinguish the two.
Douglas Greenwood
7.25.19
News

here's more proof that social media is hurting young people's mental health

A new study suggests that each hour of screen time increases the severity of depressive symptoms in teens.
Nicole DeMarco
7.18.19
News

instagram is removing the 'like' count feature in six more countries

Coming to an iPhone screen near you.
Liam Hess
7.18.19
Culture

what happens when reality tv stars are frozen in time

From ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ to ‘Love Island’, the rediscovery of old seasons of reality TV on streaming services can be both a blessing and a curse.
Isobel Lewis
6.15.19
News

73% of independent musicians experience mental illness

A new report spoke to 1,500 artists on the state of their mental wellbeing.
Moya Lothian-McLean
5.10.19
News

instagram might remove ‘likes’

One small step for Instagram, one giant leap for… mental health?
Nicole DeMarco
5.1.19
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