y and life standards, and…essor. Over 45% of teens say they are online almost constantly, especially on YouTube and Instagram. Well-known for toxic influencer culture, unrealistic beauty and life standards, and perpetuating mental health problems, those platforms are causing real harm to our self-esteem and self-worth.
I am a baby boomer 70 years old and had to read your article twice (50 claps). What have previous generations done or not done to pass on this world for young people to believe again in each other? How much has the recent advent of technology and social media promoted that the individual was more important than the good of democracy and society? Please use your intelligence and humanity to try and protect us from our short-sighted ignorance and use technology to do the right things. Never give up on hope...it's the only future we all have. Thank you for writing this amazing article...must read it again and share.