Social Media is such a huge part of daily life. Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr – you name it, most people have at least one account for some form of social media. Many of us will check one at least once a day. It’s a way to keep up to date with friends, family and share parts of our lives with the world. But has social media crossed the line in the concept of our dependence on it and how we ultimately feel about ourselves? This is a debate that has always interested me. It’s one that is regularly brought up at University and I love to think about it. The rise of social media in recent years has seen us share many parts of our lives with others. A once foreign term of a ‘selfie’ has also become a norm for social media. An opportunity for our friends, family and followers to ‘like’ or ‘favourite’ photos of ourselves. But one thing that I’ve always thought, is surely this has to affect our self-esteem at some point? Have we, as a society given too much power to a ‘like’ or a ‘favourite’?                                                          //                                                          …

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