Investigating the Effects of Instagram on Creating Body Image 14-30 Years Old Female and Male Users in Tehran Province Using Littleton Body Image Questionnaire

  •  Narges Rastegarinia    
  •  Azam Ali Khademi    


This study was an attempt to examine the effects of Instagram on creating body image 14-30 years old female and male users in Tehran province by using Littleton body image questionnaire. The participants of the study were one hundred and twenty Iranian men and women in Tehran province. This study used two groups (total N = 120) to explore relations between Instagram social media use and body image in early adolescent girls and boys (ages 14-30). The participants were given Littleton questionnaire. Two tests were run to analyze the results of the study. Kruskal-wallis test for data analysis were used to examine the research question about body image. Another test was single sample t-test to evaluate Dissatisfaction and embarrassment of the person to hide the perceived defects. So the finding revealed that Instagram does not affect the women and men worries about their appearance in social performance. 

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