teens

Study: Instagram is the most detrimental social media platform for your health

A new study suggests Instagram could be really, really bad for young people’s health. Researchers from the Royal Society for Public Health in conjunction with the Young Health Movement in England recently looked at how five major social media sites impact things like anxiety, depression and body image. YouTube was the only site young people said had a net positive…

Authorities warn parents about dangers of new app, Yellow

You’ve probably heard the expression ‘swipe right’ to connect with someone you’re interested in on the dating app, Tinder. There’s a fairly new app called ‘Yellow’ – it is the same kind of concept for teens, but many parents are worried about just who is using Yellow. Yellow reports 7 million users worldwide and once you’re connected, users can swap…

Teen girls banned from flight for wearing leggings

United Airlines is defending its decision to bar two teenage girls from boarding a flight for wearing leggings. The incident in question happened Sunday morning, sparking a social media backlash against the airline, as well as questions over whether United has banned all passengers from wearing leggings. In a statement, United says the girls were told they could not board…