Social Media's Negative Effects On Body Image

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Today we live in a world where people, specifically the youth of society, are sharing their lives with an online audience. For most, receiving likes on photos, posts or comments can bring a sense of accomplishment and acceptance. Though some may think social media is beneficial, I believe it has a negative effect on our perceptions of body image. Now with the easy access to the internet, checking Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat has become a part of our daily routine. As a result, you are left with negative side effects that impact your life and how you perceive yourself. The constant viewing of ideal images of human perfection creates unrealistic goals and desires that lead to comparisons, making you feel dissatisfied with your appearance.
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