Social media usage has increased a lot in the last few years. People nowadays post everything happening in their daily life on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. The obsession toward these media platforms is now taking a toll on their mental health, and researchers even have proof about it. According to a new health study done by the Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal shows the overuse of social media is harming many people. Girls are found to be the prime effective of over usage of social media platforms, which is affecting their sleep and exercise routine.
Cyberbullying is one of the severe causes of concern for researchers. They think many girls are suffering from cyberbullying on social media, which disrupts their mental health severely. All sorts of people are using social media; some might leave a negative remark which would ultimately bring negativity in the mind of users. Social media usage restricts people to go outside and have fun by doing some activities.
Health experts are advising young people to get out of the addiction of using too much social media. Things like FOMO (fear of missing out) are becoming common issues among people who are using social media. Adults have confessed that they feel inferior to others when they see their friends enjoying or partying. Such type of things is part of behavioral science in which people continually judge themselves with others happiness. When you are not giving that much importance to yourself and entirely depends upon how people are deciding you, it will bring anxiety or depression. Suicides rates are increasing at a faster rate among adults and experts think there should be a restriction on the usability of cell phones by young people.