Facebook has released internal research about the impact of Instagram on teenagers’ mental health ahead of a Congressional hearing Thursday that will canvas the same issues. In a blog post announcing the release, the company claimed the Wall Street Journal’s report had mischaracterized Facebook’s research and omitted context. The Journal focused on a particular finding that 32.40% of teenage...
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