Social media boosts some eating disorders

June 2, 2014 4:04 AM

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Social media boosts some eating disorders

A new study has found that social media can also lead to some eating disorders. Social media sites like Facebook and Instagram has now emerged as a bastion for several people finding it tough to cope with eating disorders.

We know that "Pro-ana" (pro-anorexia) and "pro-mia" (pro-bulimia) websites came into existence very long ago. And now social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram and Pinterest have allowed people suffering from eating disorders to share ideas and photographs.

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