This news story originally appeared at Social Media News on 14 December 2021

Opinion: We are the ones failing our teens, not social media

A 2016 University of Glasgow study found that greater social media use was linked with worse sleep quality and higher levels of anxiety and depression. While there is not enough research at this time to definitively state causation, there is a clear relationship between the rise of social media and the rising rates of anxiety and depression among teens.