Sara Santarossa

Social networking usage can exacerbate negative body issues, says researcher

 Human Kinetics Masters Candidate Sara Santarossa thesis’s survey focused on how four social media sites - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest - strongly affected eating behaviours, eating disorders, body image and self-esteem.Human Kinetics Masters Candidate Sara Santarossa thesis’s survey focused on how four social media sites - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest - strongly affected eating behaviours, eating disorders, body image and self-esteem.

A research says young men and women who are addicted to using social networking sites, may suffer from a negative self-image and have a predisposition to such dangerous eating habits