Social media = the link that links us all in an ever expanding virtual community = much wider, bigger + beyond anyone’s control.
looking at selective best moments of friends, seemingly living better lives => feel low and depressed
Social media has some serious issues and it’s negative effects can’t be ignored. But we can’t avoid it’s use completely.
dependent on it for sharing information + reaching out to wider communities.
can’t avoid using it but definitely can avoid some of it’s negative effects.
ten simple rules to avoid negative effects of social media –