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This study found a large number of pro-anorexia (proana) twitter accounts (n=341). Of these accounts, the mean follower count was 2361, most accounts were females (98%), most teenagers (avg age=18), and only 6% presented a warning text about the dangerous content of their pro-anorexia twitter account.



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