Body Image (1/7)

What you see is [not always] what you get.

“Instagram provides an in-built tool that offers a number of possible filters to enhance the appearance of a photo. The use of such filters or other digital alteration techniques represents another important photo-based activity that warrants future research attention” (Holland & Tiggeman, 2015).

“Results from 20 peer-reviewed journal articles provided evidence across different methodologies that [social networking sites] use has been associated with increased body dissatisfaction and disordered eating. Furthermore, these results held across gender” (Holland, et al., 2015).

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Holland, G & Tiggemann, M (2015). A systematic review of the impact of the use of social networking sites on body image and disordered eating outcomes. Retrieved from: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1740144516300912

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