I Did a Social Media Detox for a Week & Here Is What I Learned

Generation Z is heavily associated with social media, often leading the latest trends on TikTok or spamming their socials with endless posts. This comes as no surprise given we’re the generation that grew up with smartphones, ditching toys for tech. A generational change that has prompted many millennials to lament about the ‘good old days’ and crack jokes about how wi-fi is the new oxygen for us. In line with this thinking, stereotypes of a typical teen have also been adjusted in TV and film culture to portray us all as grunting, anti-social and sulky adolescents who can’t be parted from screens.