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    I know someone who does and they feel really out of touch by it but like they've got really strict parents and there is nothing they can do about it.
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    Good for them, I think. Not being drawn into the nonsense. I like facebook, I have to say, but I don't bother with much else. Even my FB is used mainly for work stuff, be it the philosophy or the music.
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    it would be weird but they cant do anything about it so its understandable
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    I used to have facebook and then deleted it. The real world is better and more healthier for socialising.
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    I think that’s normal actually. The rest of us who do have them are the abnormal ones. Not having social media can be a blessing in more than one way.
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    What do you suppose they are actually missing out on? Seeing some twonk post pics of themselves at Disneyland?

    It is really not a huge loss.
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    If they don't want to then that's their problem.
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    (Original post by Loluwa-Temi)
    I know someone who does and they feel really out of touch by it but like they've got really strict parents and there is nothing they can do about it.
    if they're super rich and secretive, it's fine.

    for everyone else, not having social media means you're a nobody. you don't have a life. you can't be cool and you basically might as well not exist at all.
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    (Original post by Loluwa-Temi)
    I know someone who does and they feel really out of touch by it but like they've got really strict parents and there is nothing they can do about it.
    I've grown up with social media (got a Facebook account when I was 13 in 2008) but since I deleted everything at 19, I don't think I've ever felt so at peace. The only thing I have now is Whatsapp. If I want to contact a friend, make plans or share a photo, I'll whatsapp them.

    You don't realise how draining and horrendous social media can be for your mental health. You grow up thinking that it's normal to live an 'instagram' lifestyle- flowers/brunches/holidays all the time, when it's really not. Everyone seems to always be happy and looking great, when people actually go to great lengths to achieve that level of trickery and most people don't even look like they do on instagram in real life.

    Not having social media has meant that I'm not comparing my life to everyone else's and I'm not in that constant cycle of thinking about funny/cool/clever things to post and worrying about the number of imaginary likes. I have friends who will post something and if it gets under a certain number of likes, they'll message people to like it/ like it from fake accounts/ delete and repost. Not only is it pathetic, it's sad that that is how so many people gain validation and measure their worth.

    You're far better off without it all.

    \Old Person- sounding rant over
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    ah well for them its weird because they aren't being given the chance to experience it

    I don't have any social media by choice, tried it, found it tedious, deleted them all. life is better now
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    (Original post by LeslieNOPE)
    I've grown up with social media (got a Facebook account when I was 13 in 2008) but since I deleted everything at 19, I don't think I've ever felt so at peace. The only thing I have now is Whatsapp. If I want to contact a friend, make plans or share a photo, I'll whatsapp them.

    You don't realise how draining and horrendous social media can be for your mental health. You grow up thinking that it's normal to live an 'instagram' lifestyle- flowers/brunches/holidays all the time, when it's really not. Everyone seems to always be happy and looking great, when people actually go to great lengths to achieve that level of trickery and most people don't even look like they do on instagram in real life.

    Not having social media has meant that I'm not comparing my life to everyone else's and I'm not in that constant cycle of thinking about funny/cool/clever things to post and worrying about the number of imaginary likes. I have friends who will post something and if it gets under a certain number of likes, they'll message people to like it/ like it from fake accounts/ delete and repost. Not only is it pathetic, it's sad that that is how so many people gain validation and measure their worth.

    You're far better off without it all.

    \Old Person- sounding rant over
    Couldn't have said it better myself.
 
 
 
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