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Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok Social Media Mental Health Initiatives. Are They Enough?

Episode Summary

Several social media apps recently announced plans to promote mental health initiatives. They are aimed at helping kids to stay mentally safe online. Snapchat recently introduced Here for You, Instagram launched Pressure to be Perfect, Pinterest has a “compassionate search” feature, and TikTok shares mental health advice from users. The Smart Social team wanted to know, are these new mental health initiatives beneficial to young social media users? Or are they too little, too late? Listen to SmartSocial.com Founder Josh Ochs explain some of the new initiatives. Then head to the SmartSocial.com blog to read what some experts have to say about them: https://smartsocial.com/?p=46892

Episode Notes

Instagram's Pressure to be Perfect: https://about.instagram.com/community/programs/pressure-to-be-perfect

Snapchat's Here for You: https://www.snap.com/en-US/news/post/introducing-here-for-you

Pinterest's Compassionate Search: https://newsroom.pinterest.com/en/post/introducing-a-more-compassionate-search-experience-for-people-in-distress

TikTok shares mental health advice from its users: https://newsroom.tiktok.com/en-us/taking-time-for-mental-health-with-tiktok

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