In this, it shows us quotation and photographs that comment on someones body image and even some show how steps that one should follow for perfect body image. Some show that one should remain the same and should not listen to other comments on how his/her body should be. So this affects in both positive and negative way but mostly 50/50.
This news talks about the effect of the social media. It says not long ago, girls stressed out on 'bikini ready' so as they can prepare their body for summer and also boys doing extra pushups because of the wolverine abs. Many teens who are mostly active online, are being damaged by the images in the media, even ask the internet to rate their beauty through different applications. This shows how the media affect peope. Caroline Knorr stated that' As if adolescence weren't painful enough, the pressure to be "camera-ready" may be adding to teens, body dissatisfaction and heading to self destructive behavior". Its also shown that parents are also concerned on how social media affects their children since most of them just compare themselves on what they see on the media and themselves. Also, its shown that adolescence its the time where most girls and boys try to change their body appearance. So, this shows how the media affect negatively on people.
In this video, Its shown that social media has made a lot of changes. It has made things look easy, In part of body image, Its shown how girls are being interviewed on how Social media talks mostly on how girls are being influenced. Most of them say that they hate it when they are being judged as fat, obese and ugly. Even, some of them are told that they should kill themselves. This shows how social media is used as a negative influence in body image. As a result, many try to copy the models seen in the media as they want to be like them. Also, there are others who wont follow and act normal. Chrissie Anderson Jones a health centre receptionist stated that " Everybody is beautiful and not try to change themselves and try to be what they think they have to be", Also she said, body image is like fashion, like the 60's can be found again in 70's and so on. So she encourages the ten to just remain with their natural beauty. Its advised one to better maintain his/her body since no one likes you because of your body and also not to listen to other peoples view or look at social media and judge yourself as in your beauty or something else.
This article “Negative body image due to social media” published by Esther Vargas. It defines how social media is to be blamed for negative body image to people especially the teens. The increasing size and influence of mas media in our daily lives,Its seen many are being affected both positively and negatively,but more suffer negatively. Ata Thompson states that "There have been numerous studies that have shown us how media can lead to different perception of a person's body image" Hausenblas stated that ": Many of the celebrities and models that women and men looking up to as having an ideal body have admitted to suffering from eating disorders. Having these people as body role models encourages dangerous behaviour like risk of developing eating disorders. In this summary, the article shows how the social media affects the body image of a person by giving people different views of how your body should look like as a result leads to other problems. The source is online, showing how body image is affected negatively by social media (available in the above link).