Social media has transformed the way users behave online and offline. It has prevailed over the last decade and billions of people around the world engage with each other on these platforms on a daily, if not hourly basis. Whilst social media encourages individuality, the sharing of ideas and opinions online has created stereotypes and unrealistic benchmarks that people must attain to be accepted. Consequently, this has resulted in a multitude of mental health issues amongst individuals who believe they don’t fit the bill.
In the final episode in this three-part series, Steve Durbin, Managing Director at the ISF talks with Scott Amyx, Managing Partner at Amyx Ventures about healthy social media and technology use for kids, and whether they understand the ethical nature of sharing content online.