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Erica Mandy



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Special Edition: Filtered to 'Perfection' - How Social Media Warps Reality

• 16 min

Today we’re talking about the beauty filters so many people use on social media. What’s the impact of this sort of warped reality on self-worth? The research shows it’s significant, especially for young girls, and that’s true even when we all know these types of filters exist. First, you’ll hear from researcher Claire Pescott. Her research and expertise focus on how social media filters influence children even as young as 10 years old. Then later, we’re joined by a social media influencer who is breaking stereotypes and having a positive impact online. Jessamyn Stanley shares how she stays unfiltered online and gives her take on social media trolls who try to put her down. This episode is brought to you by and Get ad-free episodes by becoming an insider: 

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