In a new report, the Education Policy Institute (EPI) has examined the evidence of the impact of using social media on young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing.
The analysis, Social media and children’s mental health: a review of the evidence, scrutinises the latest evidence on the digital lives of young people, the benefits and risks associated with using social media, and the evolving nature of technology.
Developing digital skills and building resilience
- There is evidence of a beneficial impact of social media on young people’s emotional wellbeing. This is…