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Recode Daily
Sep 17, 2021
Instagram is bad for teens’ self-esteem, and it knows it
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New reporting from the Wall Street Journal confirms what many teens already knew: Instagram can be harmful to their body image and self-esteem. And as it turns out, the company knows it too. Recode Media’s Peter Kafka (@pkafka) asked Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, about these revelations. 


  • Listen to Peter’s full interview with Adam Mosseri here
  • Read the Wall Street Journal’s reporting here

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