This report comes from the Happiness Research Institute and & Nordic Council of Ministers:
“Does social media really pose a threat to young people’s well-being?
This report examines the relationship between social media use and well-being. It demonstrates that young people’s online and offline lives are inextricably linked. To truly understand the effects of social media use, it is therefore necessary to consider which platforms young people use, how they use them, and the personal characteristics that make some young people more vulnerable than others online.”
You can download/read the full report in pdf format from here.
“When it comes to young people, their social lives and their lives on social media cannot be separated. They are inextricably linked.”Laura Sillanpää, sociologist and project manager at the Finnish Society on Media Education