It turns out there were differences between how depressed people and non-depressed people posted.Those folks who were depressed tended to use filters less frequently than those who weren’t depressed.
I want to be able to tell someone my deepest darkest secrets when it comes to my illness and not have them look at me like I have three heads.Could the Instagram filter someone chooses actually clue us into their mental state?According to a new study published in the journal EPJ Data Science, social media and mental illness are linked.As social media continues to become more engrained in our society (when’s the last time you spent an entire day away from Facebook/Instagram/Twitter/Snapchat?), its role in our mental wellbeing is being studied, too. Let’s break down the role social media plays in mental illness.
And the images a person shares on Instagram (and the way they’re edited) could offer insight into signs of depression.