Social media can have its benefits, but with keyboard warriors and online trolls it creates an environment that is no good for anybody’s mental health and many sportspeople have faced the brunt of it recently.
Glacann an cuid is mó do dhaoine an iomarca am ar ghutháin phóca, tá sé andúile dúinn go háirithe nuair a éiríonn daoine gafa le rudaí go han-éasca.
Gone are the days of the Basic White Girl strutting around in her UGG boots sipping nonchalantly on her Starbucks pumpkin spiced latte. You probably remember her, in fact you might have even been her. Well she’s old news now. In her place is the VSCO Girl with a scrunchy in her hair, her Birkenstocks on her feet and a Hydro Flask in hand for the world to see.
It’s no secret that young people are incredibly impressionable, especially young girls. With the growing dominance of social media in young people’s lives, influencers need to recognise this as they are a big part of young people’s lives. These photoshopped images have a lasting impression on young people, they see these images and perceive them as normal.
Our constitution guarantees that we have a right to freely express our convictions and opinions.