Dove's Disturbing Deepfakes Expose Social Media's Toxic Influence on Teen Girls

The Unilever brand highlights the harmful beauty advice found online

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Last year it emerged that Facebook had hidden internal data suggesting that Instagram worsens body image issues for teenage girls. The revelation chimes with new research from Unilever brand Dove, which found one in two girls say idealized beauty content on social media causes low self-esteem.  

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