September 14, 2021

The Facebook Files, Part 2: 'We Make Body Image Issues Worse'

by The Journal.

Background show artwork for The Journal.

In the second episode in our investigative series, we turn to research that Facebook has kept private: its internal studies on the effects of Instagram, one of its core products, on teen mental health. WSJ's Georgia Wells details the company's findings, which show that Instagram can be harmful for young users, particularly teen girls. Plus, Instagram head Adam Mosseri explains why he thinks there's no "silver bullet" for this problem.

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