March 21, 2016

Risks and Threats of Social Media Websites: Twitter and the Proana Movement.

This study found a large number of pro-anorexia (proana) twitter accounts (n=341). Of these accounts, the mean follower count was 2361, most accounts were females (98%), most teenagers (avg age=18), and only 6% presented a warning text about the dangerous content of their pro-anorexia twitter account.  (Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw. 2016 Mar 18)
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