Facebook denies internal research shows Instagram is ‘toxic’ for teenage girls

Facebook is continuing to respond to a series of stories published by the Wall Street Journal which suggested the company knew its services had a negative impact on the well-being of teenage girls.

Slides produced by an internal research team reported by the newspaper suggested 32% of teenage girls said that Instagram made them feel worse about body image issues.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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