SOCIAL MEDIA

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA IS IMPACTING LIVES OF TEENAGERS

Published By Livemint | 02 Dec, 2022

Teens view social media as an integral part of their life

Hyperconnected nature of social media has given rise to concerns  regarding teenagers' mental health

Social media use can also negatively affect teens. A look at some of the issues they might face

Losing out on sleep due to high level of social media use

Sleep issues

Excessive use of social media decrease face-to-face physical interactions

Communication issues

Teenagers' anxiety levels can rise as a result of harmful social media behaviours 

Anxiety

Teenagers tend to neglect physical activities in order to priortize social media usage

Lack of exercise

A negative experience incident on social media can have lasting impact on a teenager's self esteem

Self-esteem issues