Cannes idol Gomez says social media 'terrible' for her generation

Angelo Anderson
May 16, 2019

"Our world is going through a lot, obviously". I would say for my generation, specifically, social media has really been awful", she said while speaking at a press conference earlier today., According to Variety, the "Wolves" singer continued saying, "It does scare me when you see how exposed these young boys and young girls are. It's incredible to use your platform, but it does scare me when you see how exposed these young girls and young boys are. "I think it's risky for sure if people aren't getting the right information sometimes".

At 26-years-old, Selena Gomez has faced life-threatening health issues, entered treatment for depression and anxiety, and has taken much-needed breaks from social media to focus on her own emotional well-being.

"As soon as I became the most followed person on Instagram", she explained, "I sort of freaked out". It's what I woke up to and went to sleep to. "I'm grateful I have the platform", Gomez said.

USA pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be risky and contribute to a world of disinformation and bullying. Do Justin and Selena have a point here about the dangers of social media?


Gomez said pervasive internet bullying "scares" her and left many young people "devastated". "I don't take a lot of pointless pictures I like to be intentional with it". "Sometimes people may think that I politically say the right thing or I'm safe or I've been trained to speak this way. I'm just nervous about it. Cause I feel like the next few choices I make are very crucial".

Over the a year ago, the "Back to You" singer has visibly taken a step back from Instagram, posting only sporadically or when she's promoting a new project.

"It can be great in moments, but I would careful and give yourself time limits in terms of when you can use it and not". "Kindness and encouragement only for a bit!" A source told ET at the time that she was simply enjoying some time out of the spotlight, as she continues to keep some space between her personal life and public presence. "There's no blocking anything", the former Disney TV star said. Prior to which, she had been showered with compliments by fashion police for her Met Gala 2019 look.

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