GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Social Media And Body Image Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Girls who are heavy social media users are 2.2 times more likely to suffer from eating disorders."

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"88% of women say they compare themselves to images in the media, with half of them noting that the comparison is unfavorable."

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"A study found that 87% of women and 65% of men compare their bodies to images they consume on social and traditional media."

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"33% of adolescents who spend more than two hours a day on social media report that they feel unhappy with their bodies."

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"60% of people using social media reported feeling isolated."

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"Body dissatisfaction has been reported by nearly 80% of teenagers due to the images they see online."

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"Nearly 50% of Instagram users report that they feel under pressure to present an unrealistic image of their life."

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"87% of women and 65% of men compare their bodies to images found on social and traditional media."

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"70% of girls ages 15-17 avoid normal daily activities, such as attending school, when they feel bad about their looks."

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"48% of teenagers who spend more than five hours per day on social media platforms indicate a heightened level of dissatisfaction with their appearance."

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"60% of people using social media reported that it has impacted their self-esteem in a negative way."

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"Facebook usage can increase the risk of eating disorders in women by 20%."

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"Snapchat users spend an average of 49.5 minutes per day on the platform, often engaging with content that impacts body image."

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"Over one-third of young adults say they edit photos of themselves before sharing them on social media."

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"Teens who regularly engage in social media use are 2.7 times more likely to be depressed."

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"Only 5% of women naturally possess the body type often portrayed by Americans in the media."

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"One in three internet users are children, and many of them are exposed to body image pressures on social networks."

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"Pinterest users spend an average of 14.2 minutes per visit and often search for appearance-related content."

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"Approximately 91% of young women are unhappy with their bodies and resort to dieting to achieve their ideal body shape as influenced by social media."

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"55% of teens say they feel included and connected to their communities through social media."

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