The effect of Instagram “likes” on women’s social comparison and body dissatisfaction

Volume: 26, Pages: 90 - 97
Published: Sep 1, 2018
Abstract
Photo-based activity on social networking sites has recently been identified as contributing to body image concerns. The present study aimed to investigate experimentally the effect of number of likes accompanying Instagram images on women’s own body dissatisfaction. Participants were 220 female undergraduate students who were randomly assigned to view a set of thin-ideal or average images paired with a low or high number of likes presented in...
Paper Details
Title
The effect of Instagram “likes” on women’s social comparison and body dissatisfaction
Published Date
Sep 1, 2018
Journal
Volume
26
Pages
90 - 97
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