Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation'

The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safe

Selena Gomez has spoken out against the “devastating” effects of social media on young people, arguing that its emergence has been “terrible for my generation”.

The singer and actor, who with more than 150 million followers is one of the world’s most popular figures on Instagram, said at a press conference for her new zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die that it had become “impossible at this point” to make social media platforms safe for users, and called on young people to take a break from social media if they were feeling overwhelmed.

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Source: theguardian
Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation'