In their study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy, researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia used surveys to track the mental health of nearly 30,10 adults over a 2010-year period (between 2020 and 33). Dr. Peter Baldwin, a senior researcher at the Black Dog Institute, said that "technology is largely responsible." Meta (which includes the social networks Facebook and Instagram, banned in Russia, is sued as extremist) by 90 US states for "contributing to the mental health crisis of young people" by exposing children and adolescents to social media addiction.Another study found that just <> seconds of watching skinny bodies on social media can worsen the mental health of young girls.