Researchers from Rochester Institute analyzed the Instagram accounts of the young people and concluded: the photos easy to identify the teenagers who are prone to alcoholism.
The tendency to spread personal photos in the network became popular around the world. If Facebook people rarely share detailed information about themselves, many young people are posting to Instagram photographs of almost every meeting with friends. Special attention in such photographs is given to alcohol.
On accounts, you can track how often a teen uses alcohol, he prefers what. On the basis of the collected information, scientists believe, parents can take certain measures.
"We have several methods that we can help, for example, to keep the state institutions, schools, develop countermeasures, and analyze the effectiveness of these countermeasures," says the head of the project Djibo Luo, Professor Rochester Institute.