FINAL RESEARCH PAPER OUTLINE

Introduciton: (***may base research according to impact of western culture***) Background: (include defining social media and eating disorders) In America, social media has become a major part of our lives over the past few decades. Thesis/Point of view: My argument is that the ideal body portrayed through social media has aided in the rise in […]

COURSE REFLECTION

Writing in general has never been a strong suit for me. Ever since I could remember, I have always seemed to struggle when it came to writing. As a result, over the years I have worked diligently and tried to the highest degree to improve my writing skills and become a decent writer. Due to […]

HOW SOCIAL NETWORKS SPREAD EATING DISORDERS

This article provides outstanding research from scientists at Harvard Medical School. The focus of their research was based on the impact of western social networking on body image among school girls in Fiji. It was determined that those Fijian girls exposed to television were 60% more likely to express abnormal eating habits when compared to […]

SOCIAL MEDIA TO BLAME FOR INCREASE IN EATING DISORDERS AMONG TEENS (STUDY)

Social media is being blamed for increasing numbers of teens suffering from eating disorders. Numerous social networking sources such as American pop culture contribute to this rise. During adolescent years, people are at the greatest risk for developing an eating disorder. This is due to the importance of social pressure and physical ¬†appearance are at […]

E-ANA AD E-MIA: A CONTENT ANALYSIS OF PRO-EATING DISORDER WEBSITES

The journal article provides extended research performed by a team of professional who analyzed the amount of pro-eating disorder content available to the public through social media. To determine which sites were providing pro-eating disorder information, the research team coordinated a systematic content analysis of 180 active websites, observing and recording site logistics, site accessories, […]

IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON EATING DISORDERS

The current article published back in 2012 provides concern over social media being a virus rapidly speeding amongst the world. WIth social media becoming viral, young women are exposed to media’s ideal body image within their own homes. With Thinspiration, a particular topic discussed in this article backed with words of expression from Meagan a […]