eating disorders

Eating disorders online


How are social media platforms and their algorithms affecting people who suffer from an eating disorder? This Diggit Magazine file engages with the influence of the internet on the ways in which eating disorder sufferers exchange experiences and ideas, and might trigger each other online. 

Eating disorder sufferers on Twitter

Tara van Dijk
12 minutes to read

There is a social dimension to people suffering from an eating disorder. On platforms such like Twitter they form a social group. How is it to be a member of this community?