How Social Media is Changing the Landscape of Interpersonal Communication: An Exploration of Its Effects on Relation Building, Self Esteem, and Intimacy

  • Ankita Kundu and Dayanidhi
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  • Ankita Kundu

    Student at Asian Law College, Noida U.P, India

  • Dayanidhi

    Student at Asian Law College, Noida U.P, India

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The impact of social media on mental health and well-being social media has become an integral part of our daily lives, providing us with a platform for communication, information sharing, and entertainment. However, the increasing use of social media has led to concerns about its impact on mental health and well-being. This article explores the various ways in which social media can affect mental health and well-being, including increased stress, anxiety, depression, and sleep disturbances. The constant comparison and pressure to present a curated image can lead to negative self-talk, low self-esteem, and feelings of social isolation. Furthermore, the exposure to curated, hate speech, and fake news can cause feelings of anger, frustration, and helplessness. The articles also discuss the potential benefits of social media, including the ability to connect with others who share similar interest and experiences, and the opportunity for social support and self-expression. It concludes by offering strategies for using social media in a healthy and positive way, such as setting boundaries, limiting screen time, and seeking professional help when needed.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 2597 - 2604


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