Instagram Diagnoses Depression More Accurately Than Doctors, Study Shows

KonbiniWarnings on social media abuse and its detrimental impact on our mental health are rising. Self-help books on mindfulness and wellbeing recommend regular digital detoxes and advise caution around Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and the likes. But a new study …Instagram posts might reveal if someone’s depressed, according to new research ..

Instagram photos may offer a snapshot into mental health

CBS NewsThe photos you post on Instagram can contain telltale visual clues that help predict if you’re suffering from depression, a new study reports. Computer software designed to scan photos for these hidden signals accurately diagnosed people with Your Instagram feed may reveal if you have depression, study finds ..

Instagram posts can reveal depression better than anything patients tell their doctors

QuartzOur social media posts say more about us than we realize, including when we need help. In a paper published today (Aug. 8) in the journal EPJ Data Science, a pair of researchers found that an algorithm flagging a few key signs in people’s Instagram These Scientists Have Made An Algorithm That Might Be Able To Predict If You’re Depressed ..

Your Instagram feed may reveal if you have depression, study finds

The IndependentYour Instagram feed may be better at recognizing signs of depression than your doctor, according to a study from researchers at Harvard University and the University of Vermont. Researchers used a machine learning computer program to analyze 43,950 …Instagram Photos May Offer Snapshot of Mental Health ..

Some fitness trackers may fall short in measuring heart rate accurately, study finds

Your favorite wristband fitness-tracker may be good at measuring your steps, but not as accurate at monitoring your heart rate when you are at rest or exercising, according to a new study published today. The study, published in the Annals of Internal Fitness trackers’ heart rate monitoring accurate enough for most, study says See Similar Threads…