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This paper reviews an article titled, “The Relationship between Depressive Symptoms and Social Media Usage: A Gender-Specific Analysis of a Chinese University Student Sample” by Tao Cai, Xiangdong Li, Yun Chi, Ruidong Wan & Mingyue Chen. Using survey data drawn from 998 college students in Mainland China to analyze gender differences among social media usage frequency and types along with depressive symptom severity levels. In their study the authors found that higher frequencies of using Facebook were linked with higher scores on measures of depression, while using WhatsApp was associated with lower scores on those same measures – though only standard interactions (not newsfeeds) yielded this result; they also noted gender discrepancies across all platforms. From these findings they concluded that further research is needed to more clearly understand what patterns lead users toward feeling better or worse depending upon how often one uses different forms of social media as well as why there may be pronounced variations among genders when it comes to utilizing certain web applications for communication purposes.