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Istagram users have two leading motives: self-expression and social interaction. .
Considering the prevalence of social media and Instagram in particular, few studies have been conducted on these effects, and fewer on Instagram’s relationship to body image.
Dr. Ahadzadeh, Sharif & Ong, applied what’s called social comparison theory, where “Body dissatisfaction can be developed when one frequently compares one’s own physical appearance to the physical appearance of others”. .
And, uh, that’s kind of a HUGE problem
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