ID-100127343A study conducted in Ottawa, Canada to analyzed survey responses of 750 students from grade seven to grade twelve. The study aimed to assess the effects of social networking in these individuals. Usage of social networking for more than two hours were practiced by 1/4 of the students, while 1/5 claimed to “rarely” engage in social networking. The researchers found that students who spent two hours on social media described their mental health status as “poor”. In addition, participants with higher time spent on social networking had higher distress as well as suicidal rates. How do you balance social networking in your life?

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