One Extra Link that I forgot to add to my post on Mental Health and Social Media

Mauricio Delgado, associate professor of psychology at Rutgers University, explained to Marketing News in 2014 that social media activity—likes, retweets, comments—activates the brain’s reward center in the same way as a hug, smile or compliment.

The article gives a nice review of Nir Eyal’s book, “Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products” in addition to some nice, factual arguments on the pervasiveness of Social media.
Here are some fast facts from the article:

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