Taking a Short Break from Instagram: The Effects on Subjective Well-Being

@article{Fioravanti2020TakingAS,
  title={Taking a Short Break from Instagram: The Effects on Subjective Well-Being},
  author={Giulia Fioravanti and Alfonso Prostamo and Silvia Casale},
  journal={Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking},
  year={2020}
}
This study investigated whether abstaining from Instagram (Ig) affects subjective well-being among young men and women. By comparing an intervention group (40 participants who take a break from Ig for a week) with a control group (40 participants who kept using Ig), we found that women who quitted Ig reported significantly higher levels of life satisfaction and positive affect than women who kept using it. Whereas positive affect increment depended on social appearance comparison, life… 
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