The Joys & Ills of Social Media: A Review

  title={The Joys \& Ills of Social Media: A Review},
  author={Usman W. Chohan and Aron D'Souza},
  journal={Information Systems: Behavioral \& Social Methods eJournal},
Social media has revolutionized human life in both constructive and destructive ways, and the aim of this paper is to assess the multidisciplinary literature and proffer a critical appraisal of the merits/demerits of social media consumption in contemporary life. It begins by highlighting the merits, especially in terms of neuropsychological and social-psychological lenses. It then examines sociological, behavioral, and data-science literature regarding specific social media giants: Instagram… 

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