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Is Age 13 To Young For Social Media? Surgeon General Says, Yes!

Written by on February 1, 2023

How young is too young for social media? According to Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, he believes 13 years old is just too early to join social media platforms. According to Murthy, this may result in adolescents having a “distorted” sense of who they are throughout critical developmental years.

“I, personally, based on the data I’ve seen, believe that 13 is too early,” he told CNN.  “It’s a time where it’s really important for us to be thoughtful about what’s going into how they think about their own self-worth and their relationships and the skewed and often distorted environment of social media often does a disservice to many of those children.”

Teenagers who use social media will become hypersensitive as adults, Murthy suggested. Medical professionals are quite concerned about teenagers’ use of social media because of studies that show a connection between social media and youth depression. Click Here To Read More.
Source: Baller Alert

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