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AbuDhabiHotelier

  1 month ago

The dark side of Social media - Take Control !!!!!

The more time spent on social media can lead to cyberbullying, social anxiety, depression, and exposure to content that is not age appropriate. Social Media is addicting. When you're playing a game or accomplishing a task, you seek to do it as well as you can.


The Risks for the Reward :

Social media has a reinforcing nature. Using it activates the brain’s reward center by releasing dopamine, a “feel-good chemical” linked to pleasurable activities such as sex, food, and social interaction. The platforms are designed to be addictive and are associated with anxiety, depression, and even physical ailments.


7 Negative Effects of Social Media on People and Users

• Depression and Anxiety. Do you spend several hours per day browsing through social media? ...

• Cyberbullying. Image Credit: HighwayStarz/Depositphotos. ...

• FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) ...

• Unrealistic Expectations. ...

• Negative Body Image.

• Unhealthy Sleep Patterns. ...

• General Addiction.
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