How well do social media posts show real life? What is the impact of social media posts on how we feel about our lives? Watch this thought-provoking short film by Paul Howard Allen on the topic of social media and mental health.

Do the preparation task first. Then watch the video and do the exercise. Remember you can read the transcript at any time.

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Never, I spend 5 to 10 minutes a day because of my dogs on facebook, after that , it doesn't affect my life.

Social media affects our mood when we have self-esteem issues. Finding your purpose in life and working on things you believe will make you feel better about your life. Consequently, you won´t pay too much attention to what you see on social media.

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