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Social media, like many other innovations, does have flaws and while the consequences of these flaws have proven to be devastating, abolishing social media from our lives is far from a viable solution in today's world. As the name suggests this platform is integrated into our social lives and makes up an important part of our communication system. Almost everyone has an account these days and posting pictures of vacations, achievements and cute pet animals is a compulsion imposed by friends and family as they give in to the social conventions.

Social media is also widely used for business and marketing purposes and some individuals out there have made social media platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat their main sources of income by posting content and subsequently earning revenue which is dependent on the number of followers they have.