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March 19, 2019

Everyone has an opinion about social media. Some love it. Some hate it. Some are indifferent. We live in a world where when someone's social media footprint is nonexistent, we instantly wonder: What is he/she hiding? Being on social media is the norm.

Recently, I was chatting with a girlfriend, who stated, “Social media isn’t real.”  --meaning that we shouldn’t put so much emphasis on how people navigate Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc., because their actions here ultimately don’t "really" matter in the “real world."

I beg to differ.

Social media IS a real world of its own and impacts people in various ways.

On the positive side, it can help promote our business/work, provide validation, inspire, entertain, and inform. On the flip side, it can invoke jealousy and insecurity.

This past January, Hailey Bieber shared this photo along with her candid thoughts about Instagram on the ’gram:

 Photo Credit: Instagram / Hailey Bieber

Hailey writes: “I’m insecure, I’m fragile… I get angry. I h...

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