Skip to main content

5 ways social media is changing your brain


89,899 Questions Answered

Best of Web

Let’s Begin…

Your social media habits may be changing your brain and your behaviors. How so? Watch on and find out more!

Additional Resources for you to Explore

There are obvious reasons to be aware and cautious about the extent and frequency of one's own social media use, but is there a positive side to this story? Of course! It's all in how social media is used and how we can make it work for good. 

Need more convincing? Look no further! 

But, be aware. The problem of social media addiction is very real, and if you think you have a problem, it is important to recognize it and ask for help. Social media sites are wildly popular for a reason, because they employ strategies to keep people coming back for more. Don't fall for the tactics!

About TED-Ed Best of Web

TED-Ed Best of Web are exceptional, user-created lessons that are carefully selected by volunteer teachers and TED-Ed staff.

Meet The Creators

More from How Things Work