The relationship between social comparison and depressive symptoms among Indonesian Instagram users

  title={The relationship between social comparison and depressive symptoms among Indonesian Instagram users},
  author={Las Asimi Lumban Gaol and Amira Budi Mutiara and Nimas Linggar Saraswati and Rizqika Rahmadini and Maulidia Annisa Hilmah},
Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms in the world. In Indonesia, Instagram has more than 22 million monthly active users. However, its use may increase depressive symptoms due to negative social interaction, particularly social comparison. We hypothesized that social comparison was negatively correlated with depressive symptoms. Using an online questionnaire platform, 131 participants aged 18-28year-old were recruited. Depressive symptoms were measured using the Center of… 

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