Selena Gomez has a massive social media following, even if she only uploads photos occassionally, usually for special events.
Social media has been very good to her, but she is the first to admit that her experience is not universal.
In fact, Selena says that social media can be intensely toxic to the young people who use it the most.
Selena Gomez spoke at the Cannes Film Festival, where she is promoting her new film, The Dead Don’t Die.
She admits that she is “scared” of social media’s effects on the youngest internet denizens.
“They’re not aware of the news or anything going on,” Selena said in the press conference.
“It’s selfish — I don’t wanna say selfish because it feels rude,” she quickly corrected. “But it’s dangerous for sure.”
While social media can help others connect with friends and others with whom they have a lot in common, it can hurt self esteem and enable bullying.
“I think our world is going through a lot, obviously,” Selena added.
“But for my generation, specifically,” she continued. “Social media has been terrible.”
Millennials who were already adults or near-adults when Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram launched may feel differently.
Selena lamented that it is now “impossible” to guarantee that any social …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip