Tagged: social media

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Some Social Media Stats

It’s almost pointless to constantly discuss the effect that social media has on our interactions and communication without having the information to back it up. There are almost always surveys and polls released to...

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The Art and Harm of Subtweeting

The art of subtweeting isn’t a particularly difficult one. It involves posting something on social media (usually Twitter) that’s most likely negative, most likely about someone you know, but always indirect. No names are...

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YouTube, YouTubers, and Relationships

It’s difficult not to feel even a little jealous when scrolling through our numerous feeds, seeing people we know participating in adventurous activities and hanging out with other people, wishing we could do the...

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Social Media as a Resource

In the never-ending debate on the pros and cons of social media, particularly on mental health, we don’t seem to talk as much about how we can use social media as an outlet. While...

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Losing Sleep Over FOMO

Have you ever been in the library and checked your phone compulsively while slaving away on a final paper or cramming for a final exam? Are you checking to see what other people are...

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Do You Have A “Finsta”?

A lot of teens have a fake Instagram account, or “Finsta,” because they think it allows them more privacy than a real Instagram account. Finstas are usually more private and closed than accounts with...

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Facebook and Life Satisfaction

How many times have you logged onto Facebook this week? How many times today? More than once today? Most people in the U.S. would answer yes to all these questions. Using social media is...

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Gun Violence: Some Facts and Perspective

We’ve developed an infographic about the perspective about gun violence that we gained after interviewing Dr. Jack Rozel M.D., an expert in the subject and medical director of Resolve Crisis Services in Pittsburgh. One...

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Ten Great Social Media Accounts To Follow

If you are looking for some great mental health organizations to connect with, look no further! Twitter The following 10 Twitter accounts tweet great mental health material related to wellness, awareness, and eliminating stigma....