Discernment in a Fabricated Social Media Landscape

In the era of social media, it's important to learn how to identify authenticity and not be fooled by flashy things.

Maimoona Waseem
By Maimoona Waseem 1 Min Read
Social Media and mental health

Social media has become an integral part of our lives, connecting us to people and information from all over the world. However, with the anonymity and ease of access that these platforms provide, it can be difficult to distinguish between genuine and fabricated content.

Today, I came across a profile on a site about the academic workplace. The name was familiar, and I was shocked to see that the content producer was a woman who often posts about “self-love,” “self-care,” and “patience” on her social media platforms. However, as I delved deeper, I quickly realized that the content was not genuine. Instead, it was fabricated language used to promote her own self-righteousness.

This experience was incredibly frustrating, and it made me realize that in the era of social media, it can be difficult to recognize authenticity. These are the villains in disguise, the ones who will resort to any means necessary, including the use of fabricated language, to promote their own self-righteousness.

It’s important to remember that genuineness is scarce among humans, and we must learn to identify it. We should not be fooled by flashy things or be taken in by the sheer number of people using these sites. Instead, we should take the time to get to know the person behind the account, and not rely solely on their online presence.

In conclusion, social media is a powerful tool, but it’s important to be aware of the potential pitfalls. Always be vigilant and question the authenticity of the content you consume. Don’t be fooled by flashy things; take it from someone who has observed it firsthand.

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