So how much social media is a healthy amount?
Experts have recommended 30 minutes or less per day as the maximum time you should spend on social media. According to a 2018 study published in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, limiting use to 30 minutes a day can lead to better health outcomes.In addition to monitoring the total time you spend on social media each day, you should also evaluate why you’re spending time on social media. Many use social media to communicate with friends and family and to read news articles. In moderation, these are healthy activities. If you are using social media to communicate non-productively, watch videos solely for entertainment as opposed to education, and obsess over and compare your social life to that of your peers, this can be unhealthy.