How social media algorithms messed with our mental health

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School | Bethesda, MD

Friends Rebecca Lewis and Lola Nordlinger wrote a letter to their middle schools selves about the effect social media had on their mental health. Lewis and Nordlinger are producing a documentary on the effects of social media applications like Instagram on young girls’ mental wellbeing.

This piece was produced by Rebecca Lewis and Lola Nordlinger at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Bethesda, Maryland. With support from SRL Connected Educator David Lopilato, student Camilo Montoya and SRL producers Rawan Elbaba and Becky Wandel.

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