Pressure to be perfect: Social media sites only give a glimpse of reality


Maria Shaugnessy

While apps such as Instagram and TikTok might provide entertainment, they may be doing more harm than good to students’ mental health and body image.

Grace Holleb, Features Editor

The enhanced, exaggerated and idealized view of social media sites add a constant pressure to translate what seems like a “perfect” life into all aspects of real life relationships and connections.