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How Social Media can Negatively Affect your Self-Esteem
By Annabella Ortiz and Alexandra Ausland
Social media clearly plays a significant role in many people’s lives, as it is an online way to share and communicate with others. With its popularity, which seems to only be growing, it makes one wonder how impactful social media is on our mental health. Our well-being is important to our mental health, and one key concept of our well-being is our self-esteem, which is the negative and positive feelings we have and use to evaluate ourselves.