Narcissism In Social Media

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In social media everyone has its own voice and its own life. However, sometimes people believe that they are better than others in a certain way. It is named narcissism and I believe it is a problem in social media. I believe that social media promotes narcissism because I see how so many people believe that they are better than everyone just because their skills or physical appearance. Narcissism is considered a personality disorder according to Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic states that narcissism is “a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others.” In other words, narcissism is the act of believe that you are important that everyone in your surroundings. For example, if you …show more content…
For example, on Instagram I have seen so many people with thousands of likes in their photos. It generates an ego on them believing that they are the prettier person in this social network. So, they start posting photos with a provocative caption stating that they are prettier than someone. In some cases, they pretend to be better to everyone. The cause of most of the surgery on women to make their body prettier is because social media. Let me explain it. When somebody upload a photo, this photo can be criticized for someone and it makes that somebody to want to modify they figure. For example, if your photo is criticized, you will want to do something to get a better look and make prettier yourself. Basically, in Instagram, Facebook or Twitter we can see how people post things about others. For example, people post things such as threatening others. In addition, envy born through narcissism. Some people look at others pictures and they can say that they want that others have. For example, I have heard some of my friends saying that they want to have the same shoes that his friend has. That is why I believe that narcissism can also cause

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