Argumentative Social Media

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Simone de Beauvoir once said, “To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself.” Social media can be a dangerous place with all the negativity. Teens try to perfect themselves into someone who they are not. Although people may say that social media can inspire teens, social media can represent a toxic mirror for millennials, because it triggers mental health issues, causes insecurities, and can alter someone's appearance.
Some people might say that social media is a positive place for teens to get away from their problems; however, it can produce mental health issues for minors. Susie East stated as teens spend more time on social media, the brain can change and grow throughout that time period. This is important because
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According to senior researcher at University of West of England's Centre for Appearance Research, Dr. Phillippa Diedrichs, stated that "The more time spent on Facebook, the more likely people are to self-objectify themselves.” This is important because as people of any age spend time on a media platform they start to second guess themselves on how they are supposed to look like. Therefore, there is just not one type of body or person that everyone is supposed to have or look like because everyone is different and beautiful in their own way. With social media being a huge deal they can feel self-conscious about themselves. In addition, stated by Roxby “about 60% of the public feels ashamed on how they feel and aren’t comfortable with themselves.” This shows that with all the toxicity and negativity out on the web, young people are becoming more and more uncertain about their appearance. With all the social content being fairly new, it can be a very excellent influence for young people but once when someone starts to contradict another person that individual can start feeling ambiguity about

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