Singer Selena Gomez Warns Of Detrimental Effect Of Social Media On Young People
Reuters, reports that US pop artist and actress Selena Gomez took aim at social media platforms and their impending impact on youngsters, asserting they could be hazardous and add to a universe of disinformation and harassment.
On Wednesday, the 26-year-old Gomez reportedly told a news conference at Cannes, “Social media has really been terrible for my generation.
The actress promoting zombie movie, “The Dead Don’t Die” alongside actors Bill Murray and Tilda Swinton added:
“I understand that it’s amazing to use your platform, but it does scare me when you see how exposed these young girls and young boys are, and they are not really aware of the news or anything going on … I think it’s dangerous, for sure. I don’t think people are getting the right information sometimes.” -Selena Gomez
Gomez has more than 150 million supporters and is one of the world’s most-watched Instagram stars yet is known to have taken breaks from the platform.