After gazing at one tight, toned body after another, the researchers say, a woman using Facebook might be apt to develop a “poor body image.”
Who are these women with tight, toned bodies – and will they accept my friend request?
It would be a stretch to say Facebook causes eating disorders.
Here it comes.
But the researchers say that negative feelings generated from looking at other people’s photos could form the “first steps” toward disordered eating, or risky behaviors that sometimes can compound into a clinical eating disorder.
I am on another round of anti-Facebook sentiment and I think I feel better without the apps on my devices. There’s a little less anxiety.