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16th September 2022 • Through Teenage Eyes • Hopewell Valley Student Publications Network
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In this episode of Camp Rock the Podcast we discuss: the negative effects social media has had on people in regards to their mental health, dangers, and how it has been impacted by Covid.

Segment 1: Pandemic Effects

  • When the pandemic started, social media was initially intended to be used as a way of communication
  • It ended up leading to more isolation and people cutting off from the real world and their families

Segment 2: Mental Health/Body Image

  • Social media has caused anxiety and depression among many teens
  • Comparing yourself to others
  • Filters- hiding the real you
  • Force people to believe there is a definition of a perfect person 
  • Hate comments can take a toll on mental health

Segment 3: Dangers

  • Personal information is available to the entire world
  • People can easily harass others anonymously online- cyberbullying
  • Identity theft
  • Promotes negativity and controversy- cancel culture

Source Credits: Gale Litterature 

Music Credits:  WeVideo audio: Funny Side Up