Two girls traveled across the country to expose the truth about girl against girl bullying. If you missed one of their screenings you can still catch their documentary on March 30th at Harpool Middle School in Lantana.
Social media has a more negative impact on self-esteem, distorted body images, eating disorders and insecurities than traditional media. The heaviest users tend to have the most distorted beliefs about society says Dina Borzekowski, professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, who specializes in children, media and health. “Messages and images are more targeted; if the message comes from a ‘friend,’ it is perceived as more credible and meaningful.”