From The New York Times: New research suggests that Instagram users who have been diagnosed with depression tend to post darker, bluer, and grayer photos than Instagram users categorized as healthy. Researchers believe that the machine-learning technology used in this research may one day be used to conduct or augment mental health screenings.
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