9 Nov 2023

Social media detox not always beneficial to well-being research finds

From Morning Report, 8:56 am on 9 November 2023

Social media has become so ingrained in our lives that we're often recommend detoxes to reduce stress and improve our self-esteem.

But, new research out of Durham University in the UK shows that like crash diets, detoxing from social media is less likely to boost your well-being than you might think.

Durham University Department of Psychology professor Dr Niklas Ihssen spoke to Corin Dann.