https://joshcsimmons.com/2019/09/10/i-quit-social-media-for-a-year-and-nothing-magical-happened/ – what happened when someone quit social media.
my personal experience is that social media brings out the worst in a lot of people. but it’s also designed to be addictive. social media may be (and has been) used to perform psychological experiments on the public without proper ethical oversight… so i quit.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3477910/ – social media at least makes it easier to commit not-alive.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5442596/ – point of interest. not much to do with social media.