Does social media affect body image?

According to a new study carried out by the National Women’s Council of Ireland, an astonishing 41% of Irish women are unhappy with their appearance compared to just 21% of men.

The presence of social media has also heightened our desire to change how we see ourselves.

The City explores the streets of Dublin to see what the public makes of the impact of social media on body image.

By Niamh O’Donoghue, Nicola Kirwan and Marie Cogan

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