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Teenage girls, body image and Instagram’s ‘perfect storm’

The suffering of the photo-sharing app’s users came into focus this week with the leak of Facebook’s internal research‘I felt my body wasn’t good enough’Emily started using Instagram when she was in her mid-teens and found it helpful at first. She used the photo-sharing app to follow fitness influencers, but what began as a constructive relationship with the platform spiralled into a crisis centred on body image. At 19 she was diagnosed with an eating disorder.“I felt like my body wasn’t good en...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Celebrity, Social Networking, Children, Society, UK News, Mental Health, Body Image, Eating Disorders, Health & wellbeing, Young People, Emily


Facebook aware of Instagram’s harmful effect on teenage girls, leak reveals

Social media firm reportedly kept own research secret that suggests app worsens body image issuesFacebook has kept internal research secret for two years that suggests its Instagram app makes body image issues worse for teenage girls, according to a leak from the tech firm.Since at least 2019, staff at the company have been studying the impact of their product on its younger users’ states of mind. Their research has repeatedly found it is harmful for a large proportion, and particularly teenage ...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Social Networking, Children, Society, World news, Mental Health, Body Image, Depression, Young People


Kenya's Serene Haven school opens doors to teenage mothers - in pictures

Private school in central Kenya is welcoming pregnant teenagers, teenage mothers and their babies to ensure they have the chance to finish an education otherwise denied to them by stigma, logistics and lack of money Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Africa, Society, World news, Kenya, Young People, Teenage pregnancy


Tobacco giant bets £1bn on influencers to boost 'more lung-friendly' sales

As smoking falls out of fashion, BAT is pinning its hopes on younger users of e-cigarettes and nicotine pouchesFlashing an ice-white smile for her 50,000 followers on TikTok, a fresh-faced young woman pops a flavoured nicotine pouch into her mouth, as one of Pakistan’s most popular love songs plays in the background.More than 3,000 miles away, in Sweden, another social media starlet lip-syncs for the camera, to a different pop tune. The same little pouches, made by British American Tobacco, appe...
Tags: Health, Business, Sweden, Media, Instagram, Social Media, Society, UK News, Digital Media, Pakistan, Young People, Tobacco industry, E-cigarettes, Corporate sponsorship, British American Tobacco, Tiktok


Tobacco giant bets £1bn on social-media influencers to boost 'lung-friendlier' sales

As smoking falls out of fashion, BAT is pinning its hopes on younger users of e-cigarettes and nicotine pouchesFlashing an ice-white smile for her 50,000 followers on TikTok, a fresh-faced young woman pops a flavoured nicotine pouch into her mouth, as one of Pakistan’s most popular love songs plays in the background.More than 3,000 miles away, in Sweden, another social media starlet lip-syncs for the camera, to a different pop tune. The same little pouches, made by British American Tobacco, appe...
Tags: Health, Business, Sweden, Media, Instagram, Social Media, Society, UK News, Digital Media, Pakistan, Young People, Tobacco industry, E-cigarettes, Corporate sponsorship, British American Tobacco, Tiktok


'I was amazed': meet the London teens recording the vivid lives of their streets

In our second report for this year’s Guardian and Observer appeal, we talk to photographers in Hackney, east London, recording their area’s culturePlease donate to our appeal hereThe young photographers of Future Hackney’s youth project were back on the street last week, cameras and equipment to hand, in the latest – socially distanced – chapter of their continuing enterprise to record the vivid lives and stories of Ridley Road, one of east London’s most vibrant communities.Tapiwa Cronin, 15, an...
Tags: Photography, London, Society, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Charities, Voluntary sector, Young People, Hackney, Ridley Road, Tapiwa Cronin, Kiarra Joseph, Donna Travis


Teenage dreamers: growing up in rural Argentina – in pictures

Guille and Belinda are two cousins who spent their summers dreaming of becoming famous singers – then love and motherhood arrived Continue reading...
Tags: Family, Photography, Friendship, Women, Americas, Culture, Art and design, Argentina, Young People, Belinda, Guille, Art and design books


How do teenagers live in lockdown? – photo essay

Jean-Marc Caimi and Valentina Piccinni investigated how Italian teenagers were coping with the coronavirus lockdown, working with them to take pictures using video chat appsSome can’t wait to go out again, others don’t really want to, happy to stay home connected to the outside world only through their computer. Some are worried about the virus and others, instead, are more concerned about the climate crisis.To give an answer to this important question, we adopted the same means teenagers use to...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Technology, World news, News photography, Italy, Young People, Coronavirus outbreak, Jean Marc Caimi, Valentina Piccinni


How do teenagers live in quarantine? – photo essay

Jean-Marc Caimi and Valentina Piccinni investigated how Italian teenagers were coping with the coronavirus lockdown, working with them to take pictures using video chat appsSome can’t wait to go out again, others don’t really want to, happy to stay home connected to the outside world only through their computer. Some are worried about the virus and others, instead, are more concerned about the climate crisis.To give an answer to this important question, we adopted the same means teenagers use to...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Technology, World news, News photography, Italy, Young People, Coronavirus outbreak, Jean Marc Caimi, Valentina Piccinni


Smile-ing Boys Project – in pictures

Kay Rufai’s portraits of smiling black boys from south London came out of an initiative that investigated the lack of mental health provisions for black teenagers. The photographs will be on display at Brixton VillagePhotographs of black teenagers that stare prejudice in the face Continue reading...
Tags: Art, Photography, London, Education, Race, Society, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Schools, Young People, Brixton, Kay Rufai


Nando's-inspired sex slang used by girls as young as 10

Data based on texts of 50,000 children suggests ‘peri peri’ and ‘coleslaw’ not as innocent as parents may thinkIf a child texts about enjoying “peri peri” or “coleslaw”, parents may be unnerved to discover they might not be talking about a family meal out.An internet safety service that has monitored the online interactions of more than 50,000 children has discovered that girls as young as 10 are using code words drawn from the Nando’s restaurant menu to obscure explicit sexual conversations. Co...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Children, Social Media, Society, Whatsapp, Digital Media, Young People, Internet Safety, Nando, Nando 's


Social media firms 'should hand over data amid suicide risk'

Royal College of Psychiatrists hope research will shine light on how young people use platformsSocial media firms such as Facebook and Instagram should be forced to hand over data about who their users are and why they use the sites to reduce suicide among children and young people, psychiatrists have said.The call from the Royal College of Psychiatrists comes as ministers finalise plans to crack down on issues caused by people viewing unsavoury material and messages online. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Children, Internet, Social Media, Society, Mental Health, Psychiatry, Digital Media, Young People, Royal College of Psychiatrists


Facebook and Twitter Are Old News to Young People

Source: S tatista When it comes to their social media preferences, U.S. teens are about as loyal as Brutus was to Caesar. Back in 2013, Facebook was their social network of choice. In 2014, Instagram took the throne for a while before being replaced by Snapchat in 2016. Now, in the spring of 2019, Snapchat is still the number 1 for teens in the United States, but Instagram is making up ground. According to the latest edition of PiperJaffray’s bi-annual “Taking Stock With Teens” survey, 41 per...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Social Media, Snapchat, Radio, United States, Young People, Brutus, General Interest, Caesar Back


The saga of Gwyneth, Apple and Instagram is a parenting classic | Joanna Moorhead

Parents are proud, teens rebel: Apple Martin’s annoyance with her mother for posting her picture online is a rite of passageThe Insta pic shows two faces: a smiling Gwyneth Paltrow, and a girl half of whose face is covered by ski goggles. On the surface of it, innocent enough, but the post has turned out to be incendiary, and Paltrow’s feed is full of comments criticising her parenting. Some complain she’s not listening to her daughter; others seem to suggest that she’s allowing the girl to walk...
Tags: Family, Technology, Instagram, Life and style, Parents and parenting, Young People, Gwyneth Paltrow, Martin, Paltrow, Joanna Moorhead, Apple Martin, Gwyneth Apple


Parties and passion in Burkina Faso by Ibrahima Sanlé Sory – in pictures

Vibrant youth culture and a flourishing music scene leap out of the west African photographer’s Peuple de la Nuit, featuring the musicians, dancers and lovers who graced his hometown’s hottest venues Continue reading...
Tags: Books, Photography, Music, Africa, Society, World news, Culture, Art and design, Exhibitions, Young People, Burkina Faso, Clubbing, Art and design books, Ibrahima Sanlé Sory, Peuple de la Nuit


Molly Russell death: police 'likely' to access teenager's phone data

Fourteen-year-old viewed harmful content online before taking her own life in 2017Police have said it is “highly likely” they will be able to access data on devices used by Molly Russell, who took her own life aged 14 after viewing harmful content online, a coroner’s court has heard.Jessica Elliott, representing Molly’s family, told a pre-inquest review at Barnet coroner’s court: “The family wish to express their gratitude both to the court and the police in this regard. It is welcome news that ...
Tags: London, Instagram, Molly, Social Media, UK News, Young People, Barnet, Jessica Elliott, Molly Russell


Social media addiction should be seen as a disease, MPs say

Report suggests sites such as Facebook and Instagram could be harming mental healthSocial media addiction should be considered a disease, MPs have said, in a sign of the pressures facing technology companies and the growing concern over the impact social networks are having on users’ mental health.The politicians called for further research on the effects of social media but said a report suggested there was good reason to believe sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter – which are constan...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Social Media, Society, UK News, Mental Health, Digital Media, Young People, Facebook Instagram


Humiliation, homoeroticism and animal cruelty: inside the frathouse

Photographer Andrew Moisey uncovered ritual hazing, extreme drunkenness and toxic masculinity on one college campus – from men destined to be America’s future leadersLast year in the US, four freshman students died as a direct result of hazing rituals during college fraternity initiation ceremonies. All the deaths occurred during or just after drinking bouts in which the victims consumed vast amounts of spirits in a short space of time while older students egged them on. One of the deceased, Max...
Tags: Books, Photography, Education, Abc, Alcohol, US, America, Life and style, Society, World news, US news, Culture, Art and design, Men, Young People, Social Mobility


Scroll Free September: can you ditch social media for a month?

Did a gym visit even happen if you didn’t post a selfie of it? Scroll Free September is urging online addicts to take a breakName: Scroll Free September.Age: Just a few days old. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Social Media, Blogging, Mental Health, Health & wellbeing, Young People


Colombia's zillennials – in pictures

Generation Z refers to those born after millennials. Zillennials is an ongoing project by Charlie Cordero that seeks to explore the lives of this generation through the concerns, needs and desires of a group of teenagers Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Americas, Society, Colombia, Culture, Young People, Charlie Cordero


'Ego travel' – your guide to the narcissistic heart of modern holidaying

Millennials have replaced the sun, sea and sex of the Club 18-30 holiday with Insta-friendly trips featuring toad licking and ayurvedic smoothies. Have you become one of them?After 50 years of putting the “shag” in Shagaluf, Club 18-30 could be coming to an end. According to Thomas Cook, the tour operator that owns the infamous holiday brand, millennials are more interested in “ego travel” than pairing off with like-minded singles over buckets of cocktails, with their tastes being shaped by what...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Young People, Thomas Cook, Summer Holidays, Insta, Shagaluf Club


Facebook and Twitter Are Old News to Young People

Source: Statista When it comes to their social media preferences, U.S. teens are about as loyal as Brutus was to Caesar. Back in 2013, Facebook was still their social network of choice. In 2014, Instagram took the throne for a while before being replaced by Snapchat in 2016. Now, in the spring of 2018, Snapchat is the clear number 1 for teens in the United States, with 45 percent of the 6,000 teenagers polled for PiperJaffray’s bi-annual “Taking Stock With Teens” survey naming it their favorite ...
Tags: Twitter, Instagram, Social Media, Infographic, Radio, United States, Young People, Caesar, Statista, Facebook and Twitter, Brutus, General Interest, Facebookt


‘I can’t wait to work, but I’m not allowed to’: young refugees on living in limbo

A new exhibition, Claiming a New Place on Earth, gives a voice to some of the young people who fled war, poverty and persecution and are now coming of age in the UKWhat is it like to grow up in an Afghan village with no water or electricity, then to find yourself alone in London at 18, not speaking a word of English? How does it feel to have to wait for life to begin because you can’t get a driving licence, go to university or find a job until you get your papers?Thousands of teenagers arrive in...
Tags: Photography, UK, London, Society, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Refugees, Exhibitions, Young People, New Place


Malaysians hit back at racism – in pictures

Daniel Adams’s series Why Is Your English So Good? exposes the casual racism encountered by Malaysians, with each image focusing on their experiences while studying or working in the UK or Ireland Continue reading...
Tags: Art, Photography, UK, Students, Society, UK News, World news, Culture, Ireland, Art and design, Malaysia, Race issues, Higher Education, Young People, British identity and society, Daniel Adams


'I worried people would forget about me': can teenagers survive without social media?

Young people now spend hours a day on social media: so what happened when we asked seven teenagers to switch off?Sixteen-year-old Henry Button is Skyping while bouncing up and down on a big pilates ball. “I sleep with my phone on my pillow. It’s the first thing I reach for when I wake up in the morning,” he says, from his home in Essex, appearing in and out of shot as he goes up and down. Doesn’t he worry about sleeping with a phone so close to his head? “Oh no!” he says, bounce, bounce. “I mean...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Social Media, Society, Whatsapp, Digital Media, Young People, Essex, Henry


I'm the same age as the web, and it's shaped my life – for the better | Emma Gannon

Being exposed to social media at a young age was an education: I wasn’t surprised by being trolled on Twitter and I’m no longer tempted by Facebook adsAccording to Google’s related searches, millennials are seen as “screwed”, “lazy” and “entitled”. A stock photo used to describe us will often show a 20something blogging in bed, or perhaps living the “digital nomad” lifestyle – holding a laptop, hanging out in a hammock in Bali. And yet brands court us fervently, and sites like Inc.com regularly ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Instagram, Social Networking, Internet, Bali, Social Media, World news, Snapchat, Young People, Emma Gannon


I, narcissist – vanity, social media, and the human condition

Are the likes of Instagram and Facebook turning us all into vain and attention-seeking narcissists, or were we that way to begin with?The numbers alone tell a powerful story of self-obsessions. More than 80m photographs uploaded to Instagram every day, more than 3.5bn ‘likes’ every day, and some 1.4bn people - 20% of the world’s population - publishing details of their lives on Facebook. Is social media turning a relatively modest species into a pack of publicity-hungry narcissists? Or were we a...
Tags: Facebook, Media, Instagram, Social Media, Society, World news, Digital Media, Young People, Instagram and Facebook


Testament of youth: the scars of war in Lebanon – in pictures

In the competition The War As I See It, young Lebanese photographers were encouraged to confront their country’s traumatised past and find fragile hope in the confused aftermath of war Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Society, World news, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, Art and design, Young People, Lebanon



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