Using Social Media When You Have Social Anxiety


A very useful blog by a young woman that considers all the negative possibilities of posting pictures or comments on social media sites. She explains what goes through her head, ways she has tied to backtrack to save embarrassment, and she ends with a few good tips to safeguard against trolls and your own personal anxieties while maintaining your online life.


This blog post is written by a woman who has gone through these experiences. She knows what it is like to feel anxious when posting on social media and provides great tips for young people who live their lives online.

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