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Positives and negatives of social media

Social media can help us keep in touch with friends and family. But it can also cause insecurities and other issues that are not good for our wellbeing.

Learning intentions

  • Allow students to look critically at their own social media use
  • Explore both the benefits and the setbacks of social media
  • Discuss different ways to use social media in a positive way.
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Liam's story

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Liam talks about the positive side of social media. Being able to stay connected with friends and chat to those people that you don't see regularly.

Lizzie's story

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Lizzie talks about her own social media usage and how she has discovered that taking breaks from social media can make her feel more productive and more present.

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