Social media offers great interactive platforms to stay connected with friends locally or abroad. Some even use them for business purposes or to follow and keep up with their favourite celebrities or niched authority figures. However science has shown that excessive usage of these platforms will lead to several health issues. Here are 4 possible reasons to be reflected upon every social media freaks.

1. Less time spent on Facebook is associated with higher levels of wellbeing.

2. Use of multiple social media platforms may contribute to depression and anxiety.

3. Social media has been shown to have worse effects on body image than traditional media.

4. Screen device use is linked to several obesity risk factors.

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