"Though conspiracy theories are nothing new, the advent of social media has created a conduit for more rapid spread of these rumors."
The Scroll Free September campaign comes amid growing concern about the impact of social media on mental health.
Scientists analyzed 18 million tweets posted during the 2015 Baltimore protests.
The results may convince you to #DeleteFacebook — if not in protest, then out of concern for your health.
Researchers used public online comments from the r/conspiracy forum on Reddit.
When does social connectedness morph into more problematic ‘reassurance seeking’?
New research has found some personality traits that could lead to smartphone addiction.
Researchers at McGill University looks into smartphone addiction and social interaction.
The effects of extensive social media usage may even extend into adulthood.
"FAD fully mediated the significant positive relationship between narcissism and stress symptoms," German researchers found.