Just recently, 14-year-old Sonia Bokhari wrote for Fast Company ruminating about her first experiences with social media.

Unlike her friends and classmates, she wasn’t allowed by her family to use social media until she turned 13. When she finally joined the platform, she was surprised to find out that she has been on social media the entire time — through the posts her mother and sister made about her.

Even when the posts had good intentions — her family documenting the joys of her childhood — Bokhari still felt betrayed and violated in terms of her privacy.

What’s Wrong with How We’re Using Social Media?

Indeed, social media has been so ingrained in everyone’s lives, it’s quite a far possibility for the world to be away with it now.

Essentially, it’s where you get to communicate with your loved ones, stay updated with the happenings in their lives, and even meet and interact with new people. Now, it has evolved into a source of information, a crucial element for marketing strategies, a platform for online businesses, and many others.

However, as much as social media is beneficial, it is also puts you in a disadvantage — or worse, danger. But that all depends on how you’re using it.

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